Pair charged with theft

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: This morning around 4 a.m. an off duty officer observed two suspicious people driving a truck in an area under construction on Peach Tree Drive in Chatham.

Police located the truck leaving the area at a high rate of speed with the tailgate down and several sheets of plywood in the back.

The officer initiated a traffic stop and observed 11 sheets of plywood in the box of the truck valued at approximately $500.

A 34-year-old Wallaceburg woman was arrested and charged with theft under $5,000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000.

She was released pending a future court date of September 18, 2019.

The second woman, a 38-year-old woman of no fixed address was arrested and charged with theft under $5,000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000.

She was also arrested on an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Woman charged with assault

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night around 7 p.m. a verbal argument began between a man and occupants of a vehicle that pulled into his driveway in Chatham and were using it as a parking spot.

The woman, a passenger in the vehicle, exited and struck the man.

The vehicle fled prior to police arrival.

Through investigation, police identified the woman responsible and she was arrested just before 10 p.m.

A 23-year-old Chatham woman has been charged with assault.

She was released pending a future court date of September 18, 2019.

Man charged with theft

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last week, police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Sobeys in Blenheim.

Through investigation, police identified the man responsible for stealing $190 worth of groceries.

Yesterday afternoon, police located the man in Chatham and he was arrested.

A 33-year-old Chatham man has been charged with theft under $5,000.

He was released pending a future court date of September 11, 2019.

Man arrested on outstanding warrant

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, police arrested a man wanted for breaching conditions of his probation order.

The 25-year-old Chatham man was arrested and released pending a future court date of September 18, 2019.

The man, also wanted by OPP, was then turned over to their officers for court purposes.

Motor vehicle collision

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 7:45 a.m. yesterday morning, emergency crews responded to a two vehicle collision on Communication Road near Drury Line.

Two vehicles were travelling southbound on Communication Road when one vehicle rear-ended the other causing it to hit a hydro pole.

A 24-year-old Chatham woman and her two year daughter were transported to hospital as a precaution.

A 29-year-old Chatham man was charged with careless driving.

Total damage was estimated at $25,000 damage.

Theft of tools in Wallaceburg

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime over the past couple days, unknown suspects entered a shed on Dufferin Avenue and stole a welder, two chainsaws and various tools.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kyle Bakker at kyleba@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87320.

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

Break and enter in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 1:20 a.m. this morning, police responded to a break and enter at Subway on St. Clair Street in Chatham.

Damage to the front glass doors has been estimated at $1,000.

Police believe the suspect is a white male, in his early 20’s, approximately 5’6” with a thin build.

He was last seen wearing a red bandana, red ball cap, black hoodie, baggy dark coloured pants and white running shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Will Sharrow at willsh@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #84996.

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