On August 15, 2015 members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to a residential break and enter on Randolph Crescent in Chatham.
Through investigation, officers conducted two search warrants at a residence on Pearl Crescent in Chatham.
A large quantity of stolen property was seized and two people were arrested.
As the officers further investigated the stolen property, members from the Community Patrol Branch and Intelligence Unit were able to identify property from over 35 break and enters in Chatham stemming between 2013 to August of 2015.
Of significance during these break and enters a handgun and ammunition were recovered along with several shotguns and rifles.
A large number of these break and enters were committed during the early morning hours when the homeowners were in bed sleeping.
A 33-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman, both of Pearl Crescent in Chatham have been charged with 83 criminal offences including break and enter, possession of stolen property and gun related charges.
Both remain in custody pending a future court date.
– Photo credit: CKPS