Monday, December 9, 2019

Police: Fire alarms pulled, crashes lead to charges

Man pulls fire alarm at Police Headquarters

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, a man attended police headquarters and spoke with an officer at the front desk.

The man was given advice by the officer, which he did not like.

As the man exited the building, he pulled the fire alarm.

Officers immediately arrested the man outside.

The 28-year-old man of no fixed address was charged with setting off a false fire alarm.

He was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.

Trio charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police attended an address on Queens Line and found all three people together contrary to their release conditions as they were not to communicate with each other.

The 26-year-old Chatham woman and two 25-year-old Chatham men were arrested and each charged with two counts of failing to comply.

They have all been held in custody pending a bail hearing

Traffic stop leads to charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, an officer on general patrol observed a man driving in the area of Bloomfield Road and Riverview Drive.

The officer recognized the man as a prohibited driver and initiated a traffic stop.

The man was arrested and upon being searched was found to be in possession of a stun gun, contrary to his release conditions as he was not to be in possession of any weapons.

The 34-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with driving while prohibited, possession of a prohibited weapon, failing to comply and breach of probation.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

His vehicle was towed and impounded for 45 days as per the Vehicle Impoundment Program.

Man charged with pulling fire alarm

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Just before 3 a.m. this morning, emergency crews responded to a fire alarm at Grand Retirement Village on Ursuline Avenue in Chatham.

Through investigation, police located a man in the parking lot who admitted to pulling the fire alarm inside the building.

The 37-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested and charged with setting off a false fire alarm.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Executed warrants

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police arrested a man wanted for domestic related offences.

The 31-year-old Bothwell man was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, police were called to a business on St. Clair Street in regards to a suspicious person.

Officers located the man and through investigation learned that he was wanted for breaching his Probation Order.

The 45-year-old Chatham man was arrested and has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Collision in Dresden

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 8 a.m. yesterday morning, police responded to a two vehicle collision on North Street.

No one was injured.

Total damage was estimated at $2,500.

A 22-year-old Chatham man was charged with failing to yield the right of way.

Woman charged with careless driving

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Just before 11 a.m. yesterday morning, emergency crews responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Riverview Line between Drake Road and Dillon Road.

The driver, lost control of her vehicle, left the roadway and struck a hydro pole.

She was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The 21-year-old Thamesville woman was charged with careless driving.

Total damage was estimated at $5,000.

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