Friday, April 3, 2020

Police: iPhone stolen, assault, copper theft, winter weather

Pair charged with being in possession of stolen property

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Wednesday, sometime between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. unknown suspects entered a residence on Coverdale Street in Chatham and stole various electronics.

Through investigation, police learned that the stolen iPhone had been used to transfer money from the victim’s bank account.

Using a mobile application on the iPhone, the item was tracked to a residence on Park Avenue, where the suspects had already sold the stolen iPhone and iPad.

Officers identified the pair responsible and they were arrested yesterday.

A 35-year-old Chatham man has been charged with being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000, theft under $5,000 and fraud under $5,000.

A 37-year-old Chatham woman has been charged with being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000.

Both were released pending a future court date of March 20, 2020.

Woman charged with assault

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday, a man attended police headquarters to report that he had been assaulted by his ex-girlfriend.

Through investigation, police learned that during an argument, the woman punched the man and threw coffee at him.

The 34-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and charged with assault and assault with a weapon.

She was released pending a future court date of March 18, 2020.

Woman arrested on outstanding warrant

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, officers at the Courthouse arrested a woman who was wanted for being in possession of a prohibited device and failing to attend court.

The 36-year-old Chatham woman was transported to police headquarters and has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Theft of copper in Tilbury

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime between Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. and yesterday at 10:30 a.m. unknown suspects cut the lock to the gate at NRTC Automation on Lyon Avenue.

Approximately $1,000 worth of copper wire was stripped from used equipment on site.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Randy Whittaker at randyw@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #82654.

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

Winter weather

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Officers were kept busy yesterday responding to collisions and assisting drivers who had slide off the road.

Luckily, no one was seriously injured.

Poor driving behavior not poor driving conditions are usually to blame for most winter collisions.

The Chatham-Kent Police would like to remind all motorists to slow down and drive according to the road and weather conditions

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