Monday police briefs

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She just wouldn’t go home

Last night, around 6 p.m., Chatham-Kent police responded to the report of an intoxicated woman who was no longer welcomed at a residence in Tilbury.

The woman was asked to leave by the homeowner and police several times. When the woman failed to comply, she was arrested for trespassing.

A 44-year-old Tilbury woman was charged with failing to leave when directed and released this morning when sober.

Weapons charge

It’s Spring Training time for baseball, but the corner of Queen and Wellington streets in Chatham is not a ball field.

Yet shortly before 10 a.m. on Saturday, police say they received numerous calls to report a man swinging a baseball bat.

Officers responded and made an arrest.

A 26-year-old Chatham man is charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Busted for possession

Around 7 p.m. last night, police responded to the report of a suspicious man walking in and out of traffic on Dufferin Avenue in Wallaceburg.

The man was taken into custody for breach of the peace and escorted off the roadway by police.

Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine.

A 32-year-old man of no fixed address was charged with drug possession.

Man turns himself in; has drugs on him

A 32-year-old Wallaceburg man turned himself at the Wallaceburg station of the Chatham-Kent Police Service on the weekend, knowing there was a warrant out for his arrest.

While searching the man incident to arrest, police say they located an amount of suspected fentanyl. The accused was charged for the possession of the drug.

Impaired, drugs

Shortly after 2 a.m. this morning, an officer on general patrol observed a vehicle on Harvey Street in Chatham that was running with the driver passed out behind the wheel.

Through investigation, police believed the man was driving while under the influence of a drug.

The man was arrested and transported to police headquarters where a Drug Recognition Expert conducted an evaluation. As a result, the DRE officer believed the man was impaired by a drug.

Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be in possession of suspected fentanyl.

A 41-year-old Chatham man is charged with impaired driving and drug possession.

Light fingers

Last night, police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Wal-Mart in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that the man attended Wal-Mart and stole more than $150 worth of items, even though he was currently bound by conditions not to attend this store.

Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be in possession of stolen property from Dollarama.

A 29-year-old man of no fixed address was charged with failing to comply with his Probation Order, two counts of theft and two counts of possession of stolen property. He remains in police custody this morning.

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