Thursday police briefs


B&E charges

A Wednesday morning break in did not go long without an arrest.

Chatham-Kent police got the call yesterday morning at 6:30 p.m. to the Pioneer gas bar on St. Clair Street in Chatham.

They looked at the video surveillance and identified the suspect, police say.

Officers located and arrested a 26-year-old man of no fixed address a short distance away. He was charged with breaking and entering and was held for a bail hearing. 

Weapons, domestic charges

Last night, shortly before 11 p.m., police responded to a disturbance on Talbot Trail, in Harwich Township.

Through investigation police learned a physical altercation had taken place between the man and his spouse.

Prior to police arrival the man, armed with a firearm, fled on an ATV, police say.

He was located and taken into custody a short time later.

The man was charged with assault, operation while prohibited, weapons dangerous and two counts of mischief. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

ATV stolen

Someone stole an ATV from a Ridgetown business about 3 a.m. Wednesday.

The green 2020 Polaris All-Terrain Vehicle was last seen southbound on Erie Street North in Ridgetown.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Jayme O’Reilly at Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.




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