Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Arrest made after an incident at the Chatham ER

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 3 a.m. this morning, police responded to the report of a man causing a disturbance at the hospital in Chatham.

As officers attempted to arrest the man in the Emergency Room area, he resisted arrest.

A struggle ensued as the officers escorted the man outside, resulting in an officer being kicked.

A conducted energy weapon was deployed and the man was taken into custody.

The 31-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with causing a disturbance, resist arrest, assault police and breaching his release conditions by consuming methamphetamine.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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