Tuesday Chatham-Kent police briefs


Suspect turns himself in

A Tilbury man gave himself up to Chatham-Kent police Monday to answer to charges from a late-August incident in the West Kent community.

On Aug. 28, at approximately 6:43 a.m., a man entered the Circle K on Queen Street North in Tilbury. The suspect demanded money and lottery tickets from the employee, but when the employee refused to comply, the suspect took two trays of lottery tickets from the counter and left the store, police say.

Through collaboration with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, it was discovered that several winning tickets were traced back to a different vendor. An image of a man taken from surveillance footage was released to the public for assistance and was identified.

After unsuccessful attempts to locate the man, a warrant was issued for his arrest.

On Monday, a 37-year-old Tilbury man turned himself in to the police. He was charged with wearing a disguise with the intent to commit theft, theft, and possession of stolen property.


Despite being under court orders to not be within 25 metres of a specific individual, police say a Chatham man got too close recently.

On July 11, the man was arrested and released with conditions prohibiting him from communicating and being within 25 metres of the victim.

On Saturday afternoon, police say the man approached the victim and began taking pictures of the victim’s dog. The man continued to call the victim names before driving away from the area, police say.

A 46-year-old Chatham man was located outside his residence and arrested. He was charged with failing to comply with an undertaking and transported to police headquarters. He was held pending a bail hearing.

There’s a reason he’s banned, police say

A Wallaceburg man was where he was not supposed to be Monday afternoon, and ultimately got caught with stolen goods, according to police

At 4:51 p.m., police responded to a business on McNaughton Avenue in Wallaceburg. Police received information the man was on the premises despite being trespassed for previous thefts.

Police arrived in the area and located the man a short distance away. Officers confirmed the man was bound by an undertaking with conditions prohibiting him from entering the business and was arrested.

Upon arrest, the man had about $200 worth of merchandise on him that he did not purchase, police say.

A 34-year-old Wallaceburg man was charged with failing to comply with an undertaking, theft, and possession of stolen property. He was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.


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