A Chatham man has a lot to answer to following his arrest.
On Sunday evening, shortly before 8 p.m., Chatham-Kent police dispatched officers to a Park Avenue East residence in Chatham a domestic disturbance.
Through investigation, police learned a man entered the victim’s residence and refused to leave when directed.
The situation escalated to a physical altercation when the man picked the victim up and dropped her to the floor in an attempt to take the victim’s cell phone from her, police say. The man left before the police arrived.
The man was bound by conditions of a release order not to communicate with the victim or be in her home.
A warrant was issued when the man could not be located.
On Monday morning just after 8:30 a.m., police say officers located and arrested the man.
A 34-year-old Chatham man was charged with assault and two counts of failing to comply with a release order. He was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.
Failing to attend court
At 10:34 a.m. Monday, while on general patrol, police located the man on Wallace Street in Wallaceburg and confirmed he was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court.
A 35-year-old Chatham-Kent man was arrested and transported to police headquarters. He was held pending a bail hearing.
At 4:36 p.m., police responded to Colborne Street in Chatham for suspicious activity. It was reported a man was walking down the street with a hatchet.
Police arrived and located the man. The man was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court.
A 28-year-old Chatham man was arrested and transported to police headquarters.
Breach of probation
At 6:24 p.m., police visited a Holden Street home in Dresden to investigate a probation order violation.
Police received information the man was on conditions not to be at the address or to communicate with the homeowner.
The man was also wanted on an outstanding warrant held by London Police Service.
Police attended and located the man inside the residence. He was arrested and transported to police headquarters.
A 39-year-old Dresden man was charged with two counts of failing to comply with a probation order. He was released to the London Police Service with conditions and a future court date.