Monday police briefs


Stolen property arrest

Last Tuesday, Chatham-Kent police responded to a theft investigation on King Street West in Chatham. 

 Through investigation, police learned the owner located their stolen property at a resale store in Chatham. Police attended the store and learned who brought the stolen property to the resale business back in January. 

His identification was confirmed, police say, and a warrant was sought after the police could not locate him. 

On Sunday, at 11:16 a.m., a 22-year-old Florence man was located and arrested. He was charged with possessing stolen property and released with a future court date.  

Ladder stolen by guy on a bike

At approximately 9 a.m. Sunday, police responded to a break and enter call on Park Street in Chatham.  

Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a shed and stole a ladder.. 

The male suspect is described as approximately 25-30 years of age, facial hair, bald, wearing a red and black checkered jacket.  Suspect left on a blue bicycle

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Danica Quenneville at Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Theft charges

Police responded to Walmart on McNaughton Avenue in Wallaceburg for a theft investigation Sunday, shortly after 6 p.m.

Upon arrival, police learned the woman concealed electronics and food on her person and left the store without attempting to pay for the merchandise. The woman entered a vehicle and was attempting to leave the area.

Police located the woman in the parking lot, and she was arrested. 

A 36-year-old Chatham woman was charged with theft and possession of the stolen property.  

Bail violation

At 2:22 p.m. Sunday, police responded to King Street East for a bail violation investigation.

Through investigation, police learned a man approached an individual he was on conditions to not communicate with, not be within 20 meters of and not to be within 100 metres of the person’s home or place of work. 

Police also learned this violation had occurred on several other occasions.

Officers arrived and, after a short foot chase, arrested the man. 

A 26-year-old Chatham-Kent man was charged with criminal harassment and three counts of failing to comply with a release order. He was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing. 

Probation violation 

At 10:12 a.m. Sunday, while on general patrol, police located a man on Grand Avenue East in Chatham that was wanted on an outstanding warrant.

The man was wanted for failing to comply with the conditions of a probation order. 

A 32-year-old Chatham-Kent man was arrested, charged and released with a future court date.


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