Wednesday police briefs

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Firearm seized

Police received information that a man was illegally in possession of a firearm.

A Criminal Code search warrant was applied for and granted.

Early this morning, officers executed the warrant at the man’s residence in Chatham and seized a .50 cal. rifle.

A 24-year-old man was arrested and charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, careless storage of a firearm and possession of a firearm, contrary to a Prohibition Order. He was also arrested on outstanding warrants for uttering threats, possession of ammunition contrary to a Prohibition Order and failing to attend court.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Hiding in the bathroom

Shortly after 7 a.m. yesterday morning, Chatham-Kent police responded to the report of a suspicious woman, attempting to steal property from a business on Longwoods Road in Chatham.

Officers located the woman hiding in the washroom of a business on Grand Avenue East just before 8 a.m.
Through investigation, police identified the woman and she was trespassed from the business on Longwoods Road, police say.

A 48-year-old woman was also arrested on several outstanding warrants. She was held in custody pending a bail hearing and released with a future court date of June 1.

Youth faces assault charge

Yesterday, police responded to a family dispute at a residence in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that the youth assaulted a family member and had previously caused damage in the home.

A 14-year-old youth was arrested and charged with assault and mischief under $5,000.

Woman charged with assault

Last night, police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Tilbury.

Through investigation, police learned that the woman assaulted her common-law husband.

A 26-year-old woman was arrested and charged with assault.

Prohibited from driving

Just before 11 p.m. last night, police initiated a traffic stop in the area of Merritt Avenue in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that the woman was a prohibited driver.

A 56-year-old Tilbury woman was arrested and charged with driving while prohibited.

Her vehicle was towed from the scene and impounded for 45 days as per the Vehicle Impoundment Program.

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