Monday Chatham-Kent police briefs


Pedestrian hit on Sandys St.

A Chatham woman is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries after getting hit by a pickup truck on the weekend.

Chatham-Kent police say the 40-year-old woman ran across Sandys Street in Chatham and clipped hit by the truck.

No charges have been laid, as police say the pedestrian was at fault.

Drone helps track down man in Shrewsbury

A trek into the swamp didn’t help a man who was wanted by C-K police.

On Saturday, police say a man – who was on their wanted list – was spotted on a bicycle on Adelaide Street in Shrewsbury.

Police say the man momentarily ran to an address and then fled on foot into a wooded and swampy area.

The area was searched, and a perimeter was set up.

The man was located with the assistance of police drone.

Officers took the man into custody to face a total of five warrants with C-K police, and still more with the OPP.

The power of Big Brother

A Port Rowan man had a rough Sunday after initially being pulled over by the OPP on Park Avenue East in Chatham over the noon hour.

Police say the officer’s Automated Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) system pinged, and indicated the owner of the vehicle had an outstanding arrest warrant held by the Windsor Police Service.

The officer pulled over the vehicle and made the arrest.

A 49-year-old Port Rowan man was transferred into the custody of Windsor police.

DNA warrant arrest

Chatham-Kent police received a present from Canadian Pacific Railway police Sunday afternoon.

The railway cops let C-K police know they had a man in custody on Colborne Street in Chatham who was wanted on an outstanding DNA warrant.

A 48-year-old Chatham-Kent man was arrested and transported to police headquarters, where he was processed and released.

Skipped court date

An afternoon disturbance on Thames Street in Chatham led to the arrest of a local woman.

Police got the call about 2 p.m. Officers arrived, found the woman and confirmed she was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court in relation to theft investigations.

A 33-year-old Chatham-Kent woman was arrested and taken to police headquarters, where she was held pending a bail hearing. She is charged with failing to attend court, two counts of theft, two counts of possession of stolen property and three counts of possession of a controlled substance.

A warranted visit

Police received information Sunday afternoon that a man attended an address in Blenheim he was prohibited from attending, as outlined in a probation order.

An officer located the man a short distance away and confirmed he was also wanted on a surety relief warrant.

A 31-year-old Windsor man was arrested and transported to police headquarters, where he was held pending a bail hearing.  He is charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, assault with a weapon, two counts of uttering threats, and three counts of failing to comply with a release order.


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