Sunday, December 15, 2019

Police: Farming accident, MVC’s, drugs

Man charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On December 6, 2018 the man entered into a Probation Order with several conditions.

Two of those conditions stated that he was not to communicate with a specific Thamesville woman or attend her residence.

Yesterday morning, the man attended the woman’s place of employment and spoke with her.

He then attended her residence.

Officers located the man inside the woman’s residence and he was arrested.

The 33-year-old man of no fixed address was charged with two counts of breaching his Probation Order.

Through investigation, police learned that the man was also wanted for flight from police, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, using plates not authorized, breach of Probation, failing to comply with his release conditions and failing to attend court.

He was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with breaching curfew

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On July 8, 2019 a man was released from Court with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that he was to obey a daily curfew of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Early Monday morning, police attended the man’s residence to conduct a compliance check.

At this time, police learned that the man was not home.

Yesterday morning, police located the man and he was arrested.

The 52-year-old Chatham man was charged with failing to comply and transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with drug possession

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On August 8, 2019 a man was released from Court with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that he was to reside at a specific address in Chatham.

Yesterday morning, police received information that the man was loitering around a local high school in Chatham and refusing to leave when asked to do so by school officials.

Police located the man and again he was asked to leave the school property.

When the man refused to comply, he was arrested under the Trespass to Property Act.

Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be in possession of methamphetamine.

Through investigation, police further learned that he was no longer living at his court appointed address.

The 23-year-old man of no fixed address was charged with failing to comply with his release conditions and drug possession.

He was transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with theft

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 3 p.m. yesterday afternoon, police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Walmart in Chatham.

The man stole two speakers and three cans of beer.

He fled the store on his bicycle without making any attempt to pay for the items.

A physical description of the man was provided to police.

An officer on general patrol located the man a short distance away and he was arrested.

A 39-year-old Chatham man was charged with theft under $5,000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000.

The stolen property was recovered and returned to Walmart.

He was released pending a future court date of September 25, 2019.

Industrial accident

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, emergency crews responded to an industrial accident in a farmer’s field in Raleigh Township.

A woman working on a tomato harvester got her hair caught in a belt on the machine.

The 54-year-old Chatham woman was transported to hospital for medical treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The Ministry of Labour was notified on the incident.

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a two vehicle collision on Davidson Road near Pollard Line.

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

Total damage was estimated at $18,000.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, emergency crews responded to a two vehicle collision on St. Clair Street near McNaughton Avenue in Chatham.

One driver was transported to hospital for medical attention.

The other driver was charged with careless driving.

Total damage was estimated at $8,000.

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