Sunday, July 12, 2020

Police: Drug charges, B&E, theft of tools

Bail violation leads to drug charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: In March, a man was released from court with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that he was to remain in his residence at all times, except for medical appointments.

Yesterday morning, police responded to the report of a suspicious vehicle on Cemetery Road in Wheatley.

Officers located the vehicle and through investigation learned that the man was currently on house arrest.

The man was arrested and transported to police headquarters.

While in custody, police became concerned for his well-being and he was transported by EMS to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance where it was learned that he had concealed suspected fentanyl in his rectum.

The 34-year-old Windsor man has been charged with failing to comply with his release conditions and drug possession.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man arrested from wanted list

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Tuesday morning, a man wanted in connection with a police pursuit that was terminated in Chatham earlier this month attended police headquarters and turned himself in.

A 33-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with disobeying a stop sign, flight from police, two counts of driving while under suspension and four counts of driving while prohibited.

He was remanded into custody pending a bail hearing.

Theft of tools in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime between Monday night at 9:45 p.m. and Tuesday morning at 5:30 a.m. unknown suspects entered an unlocked garage on McNaughton Avenue West and stole the following tools:

– Porter-Cable 18 gauge pneumatic brad nailer

– MasterCraft 164 piece socket set

– DeWalt 84 piece socket set

– DeWalt 18 gauge nailer

– DeWalt impact screw gun

– DeWalt circular saw

– Bosch belt sander

– 4 DeWalt batteries

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

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Jeremy Weedon at jeremyw@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87345.

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

Break and enter in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 4 a.m. on Wednesday morning, police responded to an alarm at Belfour Property Restoration on Hart Place.

Upon arrival, officers observed a broken window.

Through investigation, police learned that approximately $800 worth of property was stolen.

Damage to the window has been estimated at $500.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kieran Crosby at kieranc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87338.

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

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