Friday police briefs


Man, woman arrested for bail violations

On Thursday, at 8:40 a.m. Chatham-Kent police were alerted to two individuals sleeping in a vehicle parked in a hotel parking lot on Grand Avenue East in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned the woman was on several conditions including not to associate with the man, remain inside her residence between specified hours, not to possess weapons, controlled substances, and paraphernalia.

The man was also on numerous conditions including not to possess any weapons, controlled substances, or paraphernalia.

Police attempted to arrest the man who they say became unco-operative and confrontational. After a struggle, officers successfully took the man into custody.

Upon a search as a result of the arrest, the man was found possessing suspected cocaine and a box of ammunition. Both were transported to police headquarters.

A 38-year-old Chatham man was charged with possessing a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, facilitating a breach, resisting arrest and three counts of failing to comply with a release order.

A 35-year-old Chatham woman was charged with seven counts of failing to comply with a release order. 

Warrant arrest

At 9:25 a.m. Thursday, police responded to suspicious activity on Grand Avenue West in Chatham.

Police located the man and learned he was wanted on an outstanding warrant issued by the Ontario Provincial Police Essex detachment.

A 42-year-old Wallaceburg man was arrested and turned over to the OPP.


At 10:06 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a trespassing call at a building on Wellington Street East in Chatham.

Upon arrival, police located the man and learned he was trespassed from the property the day earlier. The man refused to identify himself, police say, and was arrested.

Once his identity was confirmed, he was released with a Provincial Offences Notice.

A 51-year-old Chatham man was charged with trespassing.


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