Monday Chatham-Kent police briefs


Knife pulled; man arrested

A local man faces weapons charges after someone pulled a knife at a Chatham business Sunday morning.

Chatham-Kent police got the call at about 7:45 a.m. to attend a Grand Avenue West location for an assault investigation.

Officers learned the man was told to leave the property but refused. As he was being escorted off the premises by security, the man was argumentative and pulled a knife, police say.

Security managed to de-escalate the situation, and the man tossed the knife on the floor.

A 52-year-old Chatham Kent man is charged with assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Employee assaulted; man charged

A Chatham man has to answer to assault charges following a night of indulgence.

Police say they got the call shortly after 12:30 a.m. Monday morning to stop by a King Street West business for a report of a disturbance.

Upon arrival, officers learned the man had assaulted an employee of a business, police say. The man was located nearby, intoxicated.

A 20-year-old Chatham man was arrested and transported to police headquarters, where he was held until he was sober. He is charged with assault.

Door kicker charged

What better way to spend Father’s Day than kicking a door?

At 6:56 p.m. Sunday, police attended McNaughton Avenue West in Chatham for a disturbance.

Upon arrival, officers learned a woman and a man were arguing and at some point, the woman kicked in the door of the man’s residence, causing damage, police say.

A 31-year-old Chatham woman is charged with mischief.


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