Monday, November 18, 2019

Police: Church theft, couch stolen, ‘pot shop’ charges

Man charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On March 30, 2019 the man was released from custody with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that he was not to attend within 100 metres of a business on King Street West in Chatham.

Shortly after 11 p.m. last night, an officer on general patrol observed the man in the area of the business.

The 45-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested and charged with failing to comply.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Woman charged with theft

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, police responded to a theft complaint at residence in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that the homeowner’s daughter had stolen a couch.

Early this morning, the woman was located and arrested.

Upon being searched, she was also found to be in possession of hydromorphone.

The 25-year-old Chatham woman has been charged with theft under $5,000 and drug possession.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with drug related offences

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Earlier this month, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Intelligence Section executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a business operating as ‘Radio Head Eddie’s’ on Queen Street in Chatham.

A 40-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with:

– Selling Cannabis to an Adult (6 counts)

– Unlawfully Possessing Cannabis for the Purpose of Selling it (7 counts)

He was released pending a future court date of May 16, 2019.

Electronics stolen from church in Dover Township

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime this week between Monday and Wednesday, unknown suspects forced their way into the New St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church on St. Andrew’s Line, causing about $2,000 damage.

Once inside, the suspects stole a laptop and projector, valued at approximately $1,200.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mark Smith at marksm@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87162.

Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Copper wiring stolen from communication tower in Dover Township

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, unknown suspects forced their way into a fenced compound on St. Andrew’s Line and cut ground wires to a communication tower, causing about $6,000 damage.

Approximately $400 worth of copper wiring was stolen.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mark Smith at marksm@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87162.

Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Theft of tools in Blenheim

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime between Tuesday at 6 p.m. and yesterday at 4 p.m. unknown suspects entered a barn on Front Line and stole DeWalt cordless tools valued at approximately $3,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Jayme O’Reilly at jaymeo@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87006.

Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Traffic enforcement

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday, members of the Traffic Unit conducted traffic enforcement in the area of Bloomfield Road and Park Avenue in Chatham.

Two vehicles were stopped and charged with speeding.

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