Tuesday police briefs


Bail violations

A Leamington woman turned herself into Chatham-Kent police Monday to answer to allegations of bail violations.

Police say they began investigating on Saturday, and learned a man who had been released with conditions to not communicate with a specific woman had indeed been contacted by that woman.

Police say the woman contacted the man on numerous occasions and attended his residence.

On Monday, a 37-year-old Leamington woman turned herself in to police.

She was charged with facilitating a breach of probation, failing to comply with a release order and four counts of failing to comply with an undertaking. She was held pending a bail hearing.

A late-night strolls for a local man saw the man ultimately end up before a justice of the peace.

Police say early Tuesday morning, about 1:23 a.m. to be exact, officers located the man on Lorne Avenue in Chatham. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court.

Upon arrest, the man was found in possession of a prohibited weapon.

A 32-year-old Chatham-Kent man was arrested on the outstanding warrant and charged with possessing a prohibited weapon, failing to comply with an undertaking, and failing to comply with the release order. He was held pending a bail hearing.

Failing to attend court

Chatham-Kent police scooped up a Walpole Island man last night in Wallaceburg.

Police say they found the man Monday evening on Dufferin Avenue, adding he was wanted on a bench warrant for failing to attend court.

A 31-year-old Walpole Island man was arrested and transported to police headquarters. He was released with conditions and a future court date.


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