Third home invasion suspect turns himself in
After Chatham-Kent police arrested two men in connection with a recent home invasion, police report a third suspect turned himself in.
As previous released, on March 23, police responded to a home invasion at an apartment in Chatham.
Through investigation, police learned that three men forced their way into the apartment where a physical altercation involving a knife began with the homeowner.
The victim, a 50-year-old Chatham man sustained injuries that required medical attention.
Police have since arrested and charged two men responsible.
Yesterday morning, the third man attended police headquarters and turned himself in. An 18-year-old Leamington man has been charged with break and enter, commit aggravated assault, and being in possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
Yesterday morning, police responded to a break and enter at an apartment complex under construction on Park Avenue West in Chatham.
Through investigation, police learned that the man entered the apartment complex and stole several spools of aluminum wiring and Ethernet cable. The man then stole a garbage bin from a residence on Bristol Drive to move the stolen property.
Officers located the man a short time later on Raleigh Street in possession of the stolen property. The man was taken into custody and upon being searched incident to arrest was found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine.
A 44-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with break and enter, theft, two counts of being in possession of property obtained by crime, and drug possession. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing and remanded with a future court date.
Drug, compliance, driving charges
On March 16, a man was released from Court with several conditions. Two of those conditions stated that he was not to associate with a specific Wallaceburg woman or operate a motor vehicle.
Last night, as a result of a traffic stop on Wallace Street, the man was found to be driving the vehicle in the company of the woman.
The man was arrested and upon being searched was found to be in possession of suspected fentanyl, methamphetamine and oxycodone.
A 41-year-old Wallaceburg man has been charged with driving while under suspension, two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions and three counts of drug possession. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Yesterday afternoon, police responded to the report of man causing a disturbance outside a residence in Chatham.
Through investigation, police learned that the man attended a family member’s home, regardless of being on conditions not to attend her residence or communicate with the woman.
A 45-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions. He was also arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Light fingers, heavy bracelets
Last night, police responded to a shoplifting complaint at the Real Canadian Superstore in Chatham.
Through investigation, police learned that the man entered the store and concealed approximately $100 worth of items in his coat.
The man left the store without paying for the stolen items.
Police located the man a short distance and he was taken into custody.
The man was also arrested in connection with another shoplifting incident at the Real Canadian Superstore that occurred last week and further arrested on an outstanding warrant.
A 51-year-old Chatham man has been charged with two counts of theft and two counts of being in possession of property obtained by a crime. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Don’t go to that store, buddy
On March 22, a man attended Wal-Mart in Chatham regardless of being on conditions not to attend the store and stole two bottles of Brisk Iced Tea.
Last night, police located the man and he was arrested.
A 23-year-old Chatham man is charged with failing to comply with his release conditions, theft and being in possession of property obtained by a crime.
Yesterday, members of Community Patrol conducted traffic enforcement on Longwoods Road, as well as in Wabash, South Buxton and North Buxton.
Twenty-five tickets were issued to motorists for various Highway Traffic Act offences.