Theft of copper wiring in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime Sunday night or early Monday morning, unknown suspects entered a locked compound at Advantage Engineering and stole a minimal amount of copper wiring from a transformer causing damage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mike VanderGriendt at mikevan@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #293.

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

Man charged with break and enter

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Overnight Sunday a Chatham male party threw a rock through an office window at an apartment building in Chatham.

Once inside the male party damaged the rent drop off box.

The male party was able to remove one envelope from the drop off box, but was unsuccessful in retrieving the money.

As a result yesterday officers located the 33-year-old Chatham man and charged him with break and enter and mischief.

He was held for a bail hearing.

Traffic stop leads to charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 4:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon, an officer on general patrol observed a man driving a car with an expired validation sticker.

Prior to the officer initiating a traffic stop an object was thrown from the driver side window.

Police initiated the traffic stop, after speaking with the driver and retrieving the item that was thrown from the window a Harwich Township male was arrested as a result.

A 32-year-old male of Blenheim has been charged with drug possession, breach of recognizance x 3 as well as a number of Highway Traffic Act offences.

He was held pending a bail hearing.