Thursday police briefs


Harassment charges

First, he was hanging out near her garage; next it was on her deck; finally, it was in the back of a Chatham-Kent police cruiser.

On July 29, a woman contacted police to report that when she left her home in Orford Township, she saw an old high school acquaintance from London sitting near her garage.

The woman chased the man off her property.

Yesterday morning, the woman woke to find the man sitting outside on her deck.

Officers located the man and he was taken into custody.

A 33-year-old man of no fixed address was charged with criminal harassment. He was released pending a future court date.

Compliance concerns

At the end of May, a man was released from custody with several conditions. One of those conditions was to not attend a specific family member’s home in Chatham.

Yesterday morning, police say the man attended the home and officers located him sitting in the driveway.

A 23-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested and charged with failing to comply. He was released pending a future court date.

Plate problems and more

Yesterday morning, a member of the Traffic Unit initiated a traffic stop on Lacroix Street in Chatham as the license plates were not registered for the vehicle.

The 57-year-old Harwich Township man was charged with use plates not authorized, failing to produce a license, failing to produce registration for the vehicle and failing to produce insurance.

The license plates were seized and the vehicle was towed from the scene.


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