Thursday Chatham-Kent police briefs


Trio arrested for robbery

Three local men face serious charges following an incident Sunday in Chatham.

That morning, Chatham-Kent police responded to Delaware Avenue in Chatham for a disturbance. 

Through investigation, police learned the victim was assaulted in his home, and an electronic device was taken. The scene was analyzed for forensic evidence. Officers were able to identify three suspects through video surveillance.

On Tuesday at 7:12 p.m., a 38-year-old Blenheim man turned himself in to police.

The following afternoon, a 40-year-old Chatham man turned himself into police.

And on Wednesday evening, a 21-year-old Chatham man turned himself in.

All three were charged with robbery, assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm. 

Man surrenders to answer to charges

It took four months, but a man walked into Chatham-Kent police headquarters on Wednesday to answer to assault charges.

On April 15, police responded to a domestic disturbance on Adelaide Street North in Chatham. 

Through investigation, officers learned a man and a woman had been in a verbal argument that escalated when the man head-butted the woman, police say. The woman received minor physical injuries to her upper lip.

On Wednesday, the suspect turned himself in.

A 58-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault. 

Keys stolen, man arrested

In the middle of the night, police responded to a hotel on Richmond Street in Chatham for a theft investigation. 

Upon arrival, police learned a man entered the hotel’s front lobby, stole a set of keys, and left the premises. Through surveillance footage, officers identified the man from previous interactions.

The man was located a short time later, and the keys were recovered. 

A 46-year-old Chatham-Kent man was charged with theft and possession of stolen property.

Don’t go there…ooops

A local man faces bail violation charges for going where he was not supposed to be on Wednesday.

At 11:23 a.m., police responded to a business on St. Clair Street in Chatham for a bail violation investigation.

Upon arrival, police learned the man had been released by the court on May 10, with conditions prohibiting him from attending the business. The man was located inside the business and arrested, police say.

A 52-year-old Chatham-Kent man was charged with failing to comply with a release order. He was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.


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