Man charged with causing damage in cell area

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, police responded to a parking lot on St. Clair Street in regards to a suspicious man.

Police located the man and through investigation learned that he had just stolen a Husky flashlight and batteries from Home Depot.

The 27-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with theft under $5,000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000.

While in custody, the man damaged the mattress in his cell.

He has been additionally charged with mischief under $5,000 and held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On February 26, 2019 a man was released from Court with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that he was not to communicate with a specific Chatham woman.

Earlier this week, police learned that the man had been in contact with the woman sending her text messages and emails.

Yesterday morning, the 53-year-old Chatham man was taken into custody and charged with two counts of failing to comply.

He was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing where he was released with a future court date of June 4, 2019.

Woman charged with failing to sign in

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On March 4, 2019 a woman was released from Court with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that she was to attend police headquarters every Thursday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to sign in.

The woman has only signed in twice since then.

Yesterday afternoon, police located the woman and she was arrested.

A 25-year-old Chatham woman has been charged with failing to comply.

She was released pending a future court date of May 28, 2019.

Man charged with theft

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last month during the early morning hours of April 23, an officer on general patrol observed two men in a parking lot on Park Avenue East in Chatham trying to load a hockey net onto the roof of a minivan.

The officer found this suspicious and turned around to investigate.

The officer identified the men and seized the net pending further investigation.

Through investigation, the officer learned that the hockey net valued at $300 had been stolen from a residence in Chatham.

Yesterday, one of the men attended police headquarters to ‘claim’ the hockey net seized from him by the officer.

At this time, he was arrested.

A 27-year-old Chatham man has been charged with theft under $5,000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000.

He was released pending a future court date of June 12, 2019.

Police continue to look for the second man involved.

Man charged with domestic related offences

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning around 9:30 a.m. a man attended his ex-girlfriend’s home in Wallaceburg and kicked the door causing damage to the frame in an attempt to get in.

The man was removed from the property by police and advised not to return.

Shortly after 3:30 p.m. the man returned and walked right in to her home.

The 47-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested and charged with mischief under $5,000 and being unlawfully in a dwelling house.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Break and enter in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime over the weekend, unknown suspects forced their way into a fenced compound on Riverview Drive causing about $100 damage.

Once inside, the suspects stole various gas related components including 30 feet of black hose, approximately 6 small valves and several pipe fittings valued at $5,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Danica Quenneville at danicaq@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87312.

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