Wednesday police briefs


$718 speeding ticket

On Monday afternoon, a Chatham-Kent police officer with the Traffic Unit observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Main Street East in Ridgetown.

The officer recorded the man driving 89km/h in a 40km/h community safety zone.

A 21-year-old Kippen man was charged with speeding and issued a $718 ticket.

B&E charges

It was all over a dog.

Yesterday morning, Chatham-Kent police responded to a neighbour dispute in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that a verbal argument over a noise complaint resulted in the man entering his neighbour’s apartment and damaging a door.

A 32-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with break and enter and mischief under $5,000.

Compliance issue

They were told by the courts not to hang out. Did they listen?

Last August, a woman was released from custody with several conditions. One of those conditions stated that she was not to communicate with a specific Chatham man.

Late yesterday afternoon, police responded to a disturbance at a residence in Chatham.

Through investigation, police located the pair together in the woman’s residence. A 28-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and charged with failing to comply.

Plate problems lead to more charges

Yesterday morning, members of the Traffic Unit observed a vehicle travelling on St. Clair Street in Chatham with license plates not authorized for the vehicle.

A traffic stop was initiated and through investigation the officers further learned that the man was currently bound by conditions of the Ignition Interlock Program and the vehicle did not have an ignition interlock device.

A 47-year-old Chatham man was charged with using plates not authorized for the vehicle, driving a motor vehicle not equipped with an ignition interlock device and failing to surrender his license, ownership and insurance.

His vehicle was impounded for 45 days as per the Vehicle Impoundment Program.





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