Trying to steal electronics while brandishing a pair of scissors didn’t go so well for a man on Monday, according to Chatham-Kent police.
Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a disturbance at a motel in Chatham.
Through investigation, police learned that the man, while holding scissors in a threatening manner, stole three laptops and a cell phone from the staff’s office.
Officers located the man outside and he was taken into custody. The property was recovered and returned to their rightful owners.
A 24-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with robbery and being in possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
Last night, an officer on general patrol initiated a traffic stop on Sandys Street in Chatham, where a man falsely identified himself to the officer.
Through investigation, police confirmed the man’s true identity and learned that he was currently wanted on two outstanding warrants.
A 34-year-old Chatham man was arrested and additionally charged with obstructing police and failing to comply with his curfew. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Last night, police responded to a disturbance in Chatham between a man and woman, who were both on conditions not to communicate with each other.
A 25-year-old man was arrested and charged with failing to comply with his release conditions.
A 25-year-old woman was arrested and charged with failing to comply with her release conditions.
Both have been held in custody pending a bail hearing.