Man charged with uttering threats

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 3 p.m. yesterday afternoon, the man threatened an employee at a convenience store on Grand Avenue in Chatham by pretending to shoot her with a finger gun.

As the woman thought the man left the area, she went to the rear of the store to throw out garbage.

At this time the man jumped out from behind the garbage bin and yelled ‘boom’.

Officers located the man and he was arrested.

The 36-year-old Chatham man has been charged with uttering threats.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man damages grandfather’s truck

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 6 p.m. last night, a verbal argument began between the man and family members.

The man attended a nearby parking lot and damaged his grandfather’s truck by throwing rocks at it.

Police were called and the man was arrested.

The 18-year-old Chatham man has been charged with mischief under $5,000.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with stealing car in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 11:30 p.m. last night, a woman arrived home and left the key in the ignition as she brought her child into the residence.

A man jumped in the vehicle and stole it.

Officers flooded the area and located the vehicle at a nearby convenience store.

The 22-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested and charged with theft of motor vehicle and being in possession of property obtained by a crime over $5,000.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Executed warrants

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, a man wanted for drug related offences and failing to attend court, attended police headquarters and turned himself in.

The 51-year-old Chatham man was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police initiated a traffic stop in Tilbury and located a man in the vehicle wanted for assault, uttering threats and failing to attend court.

The 47-year-old Tilbury man was arrested and additionally charged with failing to comply as he was found in the presence of a woman with whom he was not to communicate with as per his release conditions.

He was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, Walpole Island Police located a woman wanted for theft under $5,000, being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000, assault police and failing to attend court.

The 28-year-old woman was transported back to Chatham-Kent for court purposes.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, police located a man wanted for breaching his Probation Order and failing to attend court.

The 20-year-old Tilbury man was arrested and has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Assault in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: The Chatham-Kent Police are looking for the public’s assistance in regards to an assault between two men that occurred within an establishment in downtown Chatham last Saturday morning around 12:30 a.m.

As a result of the assault, the victim sustained serious injuries and was transported to hospital for medical attention.

At the time of the incident, the suspect was wearing a toque high on his head, an unzipped zip up hoody and white t-shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mike Taylor at miketa@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87198.

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 Chatham-Kent Police Service Traffic Management Unit, in partnership with members of the Ministry of Transportation and Ontario Provincial Police conducted a joint forces operation focusing on the roadway safety of commercial vehicles in Wallaceburg.

Results:

– 19 inspections

– Four motor vehicles were taken out of service

– Four sets of plates were removed from defects noted to these commercial vehicles

In total 37 charges were laid varying from vehicle maintenance to driver conditions and other Highway Traffic Act related offences.