Monday police briefs


Suspected thieves arrested

Early Monday morning, Chatham-Kent police tracked down a pair suspected of stealing an ATV in May.

Sometime between May 14 and 15, a red Suzuki ATV was stolen from a Walpole Island residence.

Five days later, the ATV was located by the Chatham-Kent Police Service in a parking lot on Westcourt Boulevard in Wallaceburg.

Through investigation, officers were able to identify the suspects involved. After attempts to locate the suspects without success, a warrant was issued for their arrest.

Early this morning, at 12:25 a.m., police located and arrested the man and the woman on Wallace Street in Wallaceburg.

A 31-year-old Wallaceburg woman and a 38-year-old Walpole Island man were arrested and charged with possessing stolen property.

Tool theft

Sometime overnight on Friday, someone entered a construction trailer in Chatham and removed several power tools valued at approximately $3,500.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Corey Atkin at

Concrete cutter stolen

On Saturday, officers were dispatched to a business on Baldoon Road near Wallaceburg in response to a break and enter.

Officers discovered that sometime over the past week, someone forced entry into a garage, stealing a concrete cutter and other items valued at $1,800.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Levi Tetrault at or 519-436-6600 ext. 8107380. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Bikes stolen

On Friday morning, police responded to a break and enter and theft of a bicycle on McNaughton Avenue in Chatham.

Through investigation, police were able to determine who was responsible for taking the bike.

A short time later, police located that male in possession of the bike a short distance away. Police learned that the male also had a warrant for his arrest.

A 28-year-old Chatham man was arrested for possession of property obtained by crime.


On Sunday afternoon shortly after 3 p.m., Chatham-Kent police responded to a domestic disturbance on Wedgewood Avenue in Chatham.

Upon arrival, police learned a man and woman were dissolving their relationship. The man was upset and damaged a ceramic statue owned by the woman, police say.

A 25-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with mischief.

Warrant arrest

On Sunday morning shortly after 7 a.m., police located a man riding a bicycle on Elizabeth Street in Chatham.

A 33-year-old Chatham-Kent Man was arrested on a bench warrant for failing to attend court and transported to police headquarters.


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