Weekend Chatham-Kent police briefs


Store owner threatened, woman charged

Allegedly threatening to kill a store owner and burn down his building has landed a Chatham woman behind bars.

Chatham-Kent police say a woman yelled at a store owner on King Street in Chatham Saturday evening.

Chatham-Kent police investigated and learned a woman had said she would kill a store owner and torch their business.

The woman left before police arrived but was located walking on King Street, a short distance away.

A 47-year-old Chatham woman is charged with two counts of uttering threats. She was transported to police headquarters and held for a bail hearing.  

Woman doused with beer, man charged 

A Friday night altercation saw Chatham-Kent police arrest a man for allegedly pouring beer on a woman, as well as her tablet and laptop.

Police got the call about 11;30 p.m. to attend an address off of Park Avenue West in Chatham in regards to an unwanted person. Through investigation, police determined that a male and female had engaged in a verbal argument, which led to the male pouring a beer on the woman and then her electronic devices.

The male then fled the scene prior to police arrival. 

The man returned to the house and was arrested. 

A 23-year-old man of no fixed address was charged with assault with a weapon, mischief and assault. He was held for a bail hearing.

Window smashed, man charged 

Early Saturday morning, at about 4 a.m., police responded to an address on North Street in Dresden, after a man smashed someone’s window for no reason.

Police arrested a 36-year-old man of no fixed address and charged him with mischief.


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