Tuesday Chatham-Kent police briefs


B&E arrest

An early morning break-in at a Chatham business led to the arrest of a local man.

Chatham-Kent police say the incident took place after 1 a.m. on Wellington Street. Police received information a man was observed breaking into a business.

Officers arrived and located the man inside the business with merchandise in his hands, police say. The glass in the front door of the business had been smashed and the man had visible injuries consistent with the damage observed.

Officers also learned the man was bound by conditions of a probation order not to attend the location.

A 29-year-old Chatham-Kent man was arrested and held pending a bail hearing. He is charged with break-and-enter and failing to comply with a probation order.

Threats lead to arrest

A Chatham man faces charges after an incident in Blenheim Monday evening.

Officers were dispatched to Middle Line about 7 p.m. They arrived and learned an argument took place where one man made comments to harm the other man’s family.

A 37-year-old Chatham man is charged with uttering threats.

Warrant arrest

A Chatham man is in custody until his next court appearance later this week.

Police found the man on Baxter Street in Chatham Monday afternoon.

The man was wanted on a Surety Relief Warrant in relation to an April 2024 assault investigation in Chatham.

A 60-year-old Chatham man was transported to the Ontario Court of Justice on Grand Avenue West for a bail hearing.  As a result, he was remanded into custody until his next court appearance on Thursday.

He is currently facing the following charges: assault with a weapon, uttering threats and two counts of assault.


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