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Caught in the act

Chatham-Kent police say an alleged thief didn’t respond well to being caught in the act.

On Thursday morning around 6:30 a.m., police responded to a break and enter in progress at a business on Park Avenue East in Chatham.

Upon police arrival, the man was located inside the building, in possession of a butcher’s hatchet. When the man failed to comply with the officer, he got Tasered and was taken into custody.

A search incident to arrest revealed that the man was also in possession of suspected fentanyl, regardless of being on conditions not to possess drugs.

A 34-year-old man of no fixed address is charged with break and enter, being in possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, failing to comply with his release conditions and drug possession. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing and remanded until Oct. 25.

Copper wire stolen

Thursday afternoon, police responded to a theft complaint at a business on Park Avenue East in Chatham.

Through investigation police learned that a man entered the fenced compound and removed wire and copper lines from machinery on the property.

Officers located the man a short distance away and he was taken into custody.

A 25-year-old Chatham man is charged with theft, possession of stolen property, and mischief over $5,000.

Probation violation

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

Through investigation, police learned that the woman was allowing a man, with whom she was currently bound not to communicate with, to live with her.

A 36-year-old Wallaceburg woman was arrested and charged with breach of probation and being a party to an offence.

Stolen Tahoe

Sometime Thursday night between 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. someone stole a black 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe from a residence on Davies Street in Dresden.

The vehicle was last seen with Ontario license plates CAYZ 603.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Steve Gagnon at steveng@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87339. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Stolen F-150

On Oct. 16 around 11:30 p.m., someone stole a white 2019 Ford F-150 pick-up truck from a dealership on Richmond Street.

The truck was unplated.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Mark Charron at markch@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87274. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Light fingers x2

On Thursday afternoon, police responded to a shoplifting complaint at the Real Canadian Superstore on St. Clair Street in Chatham.

A Chatham woman and teen were both arrested and charged with theft.

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