Tuesday police briefs

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Assault with weapon

A Wallaceburg woman has to answer to charges after someone threatened a man at knifepoint Monday and slashed his tires, according to Chatham-Kent police.

On Monday shortly before 1 p.m., police were called to Old Grass Road in Wallaceburg about a disturbance. 

When police arrived, they learned through investigation that a woman and her ex-partner had a verbal argument which led to the woman picking up a knife and threatening the man. The man was able to leave the area, however while doing so, the woman was able to slash the man’s tires to his vehicle, police say. 

A 45-year-old Wallaceburg woman is charged with uttering threats, assault with a weapon, and mischief.

Outstanding warrants

A Monday evening traffic stop in Chatham led to a warrant arrest for police.

Shortly after 9 p.m., police pulled a vehicle over on Grand Avenue West.

While speaking to a driver, police were able to learn that the 26-year-old Chatham man was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court. 

The man was arrested and released with a new court date.

Police were called to a Forhan Street address in Wallaceburg about 11 p.m. due to a noise complaint. 

When police arrived, they observed a man and woman outside the address and learned that they both had outstanding warrants. 

One was identified as a 32-year-old Ontario man who was arrested and transported to police headquarters where he was held in custody pending a bail hearing. 

The other was identified as a 36-year-old Wallaceburg woman who was arrested on an OPP warrant. She was released by the OPP with a future court date. 

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