Monday, December 9, 2019

Police: DNA solves B&E, Canada Day enforcement

Woman found breaching curfew

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On May 1, 2019 the woman was released from Court with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that she was to obey a daily curfew of 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Shortly after 5 a.m. this morning, an officer on general patrol observed the woman riding a bicycle with no light on Adelaide Street.

The officer stopped the woman for this HTA offence and through investigation, learned that she was currently bound by a curfew.

The 35-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and charged with failing to comply.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

DNA helps solve break and enter

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On November 29, 2017 police responded to a break and enter at Canadian Tire in Wallaceburg.

The scene was examined and evidence was seized for forensic analysis.

On January 23, 2019, police received information from the Centre of Forensic Sciences that a DNA profile was generated and matched that of a local man.

A warrant was subsequently issued for his arrest.

Yesterday afternoon, the man attended police headquarters and turned himself in.

A 21-year-old Wallaceburg man was charged with break and enter.

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

Executed warrants

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On June 2, 2019 a woman was released from Court with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that she was to report to the Bail Supervision Program.

Two days later, the woman failed to attend for her scheduled appointment.

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

The 26-year-old Chatham woman has been charged with failing to comply.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 11:30 p.m. last night, an officer on general patrol observed the woman driving on Richmond Street in Chatham.

A query of the license plates revealed that the registered owner was suspended from driving for unpaid fines and wanted for breaching her Probation Order.

A traffic stop was initiated and the woman was arrested.

A 35-year-old Chatham woman has been charged with driving while under suspension and failing to comply.

She will be required to attend Provincial Offences Court on August 14, 2019 and Criminal Court on July 24, 2019.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On May 28, 2019 the man failed to attend court and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Just before 4:00 a.m. this morning, an officer on general patrol observed the man on Gray Street in Chatham.

A 26-year-old Lambton County man was arrested and released pending a future court date of July 24, 2019.

Collision in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Just before noon yesterday, emergency crews responded to a single motor vehicle collision in the parking lot of 462 Riverview Drive, involving an 82-year-old man from Grande Pointe who lost control of his vehicle while in suspected medical distress.

First officers on scene administered CPR until paramedics arrived.

The man was transported by EMS to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance for medical attention.

The Traffic Unit has taken over the investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Constable Randy Whittaker at randyw@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092.

Traffic enforcement over Canada Day holiday weekend

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Officers were out in full force this past holiday weekend in an effort to keep everyone on our roadways and waterways safe.

Across Chatham-Kent:

– 42 motorists were stopped and charged with speeding

– 24 other traffic related tickets were issued

– 2 motorists were issued suspensions related to blood alcohol concentration

– 1 person was arrested and charged with impaired driving

Our Marine Unit patrolled the Thames River, Mitchell’s Bay Marina, Erieau and assisted with parts of Lake St. Clair.

Over the weekend:

– 25 vessels were checked

– 3 charges were laid for not having the proper safety equipment on board and trailer infractions

Break and enter in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime Monday between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. unknown suspects entered an unlocked residence on Grand Avenue East and stole cash, steaks from the freezer and a bottle of Ralph Lauren perfume.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kieran Crosby at kieranc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87338.

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

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