Saturday, September 26, 2020

Police: Multiple thefts, fail to stop, assault

Driver fails to stop for police

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, an officer on general patrol observed a suspicious vehicle travelling on McCready Road.

Through investigation, the officer learned that the license plates were not registered to that vehicle.

The officer attempted to stop the vehicle, however, the driver failed to stop.

The officer initiated a pursuit, which was terminated for public safety reasons as the vehicle continued into another county.

The driver lost control of her vehicle a short distance away and collided with a hydro pole.

Luckily, she was not injured.

A 28-year-old Kitchener woman was arrested and charged with flight from police along with several Highway Traffic Act offences.

She was released pending a future court date of January 14, 2020.

Shoplifting leads to charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Walmart in Chatham.

A 42-year-old Chatham 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 January 14, 2020.

Teen charged with assault

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday, police responded to a disturbance between two boys at a convenience store on McNaughton Avenue East in Chatham.

The victim, a 14-year-old Chatham teen sustained injuries and was taken to the hospital for medical attention.

A 14-year-old Ridgetown teen was arrested and charged with assault.

He was released pending a future court date of January 13, 2020.

Man arrested on outstanding warrant

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police located a man wanted for failing to comply with his release conditions.

The 40-year-old Chatham man was arrested and transported to the Courthouse pending a bail hearing.

Theft of tools in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime late Monday night or early Tuesday morning, unknown suspects forced their way into a construction trailer parked on Adelaide Street.

Approximately $10,000 worth of DeWalt tools were stolen.

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.

Bike stolen in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime late Monday night or early Tuesday morning, unknown suspects forced their way into a business on Queen Street and stole a men’s blue CCM mountain bike belonging to the tenant who lives upstairs.

Total value of the theft has been estimated at $600.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Larry Johnson at larryj@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87130.

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

Electronics stolen in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime between Tuesday at 11:30 p.m. and Wednesday morning at 12:45 a.m. unknown suspects entered an unlocked apartment on Coverdale Street.

Once inside, the suspects stole $3,500 worth of electronics, Canadian currency and marihjana.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Andrew Craven at andrewc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87306.

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

Theft of e-bikes in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime Monday, unknown suspects stole two Geo e-bikes from a residence on Sandys Street.

The first stolen e-bike is black and orange.

The second one is blue and purple with a trailer hitch attached.

Total value of the theft has been estimated at $1,500.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Wayne Plaquet at waynepl@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87040.

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

‘Warm up’ thefts

While it’s tempting this time of year to start your vehicle and leave it running to warm up, it’s also an open invitation to thieves looking to drive away with your car.

Please do not leave your vehicle unattended with the keys in the ignition.

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