Monday police briefs


Man pulls knife in drug store

Sunday night ended in a scary fashion for staff at Shoppers Drug Mart on Queen Street in Chatham.

Chatham-Kent police say around 8:30 p.m. that a man argued with the manager and was asked to leave the store.

As the man left the store, he pulled a knife from his pocket, showed it to the manager and made a threatening remark, police say.

The manager locked the door and contacted the police.

The man left the area before police arrived but was located a short distance away.

A 26-year-old Tilbury man is charged with weapons dangerous and assault with a weapon.

Possession of a stolen vehicle 

Chatham-Kent police recovered a stolen vehicle early this morning, only to find it occupied.

An officer found the vehicle, which was reported stolen by Sarnia police on June 22, about 4:14 a.m. this morning.

They also found a woman inside.

A 34-year-old Dresden woman was arrested and charged with possession of stolen property.

Pyjama party of one

C-K police scooped up a woman who was wandering around Amelia Street in Thamesville last night, barefoot and in her pyjamas.

The incident took place about 10:20 p.m. Officers arrived and located the woman. She was found to be intoxicated and unable to care for herself.

A 35-year-old Chatham woman was transported to police headquarters and held until she was sober.


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