Sunday, July 25, 2021

Police: Tools stolen, business window smashed in Wallaceburg

Man charged with being intoxicated in a public place

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 8:30 a.m. yesterday morning, police responded to the report of a suspicious person walking in and out of traffic on McNaughton Avenue in Wallaceburg.

Officers located the intoxicated man and through investigation determined that he was unable to care for himself.

For his own safety, the man was taken into custody and transported to police headquarters.

The 30-year-old Wallaceburg man was charged with being intoxicated in a public place and released when sober.

Man charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On April 18, 2020 a man was released from custody with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that he was not to attend the home of a specific woman in Wallaceburg.

Just before 11:00 a.m. yesterday morning, police located the man at the residence and he was arrested.

The 52-year-old Wallaceburg man has been charged with failing to comply.

He was released pending a future court date of August 11, 2020.

Man charged with mischief

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 4 a.m. this morning, an alert citizen called police when he observed a man smash the window to a business on James Street in Wallaceburg.

The man was located a short distance away and taken into custody.

Total damage has been estimated at $1,500.

The 28-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with mischief under $5,000.

He remains in police custody this morning.

Man charged with careless driving

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police responded to a three vehicle collision on McNaughton Avenue West near Baldoon Road in Chatham.

No one was injured.

Total damage was estimated at $5,000.

A 50-year-old Blenheim man was charged with careless driving.

Theft of tools in Wallaceburg

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime early yesterday morning, unknown suspects forced their way into a shed on Langstaff Line.

Once inside, the suspects stole:

– 2 DeWalt cordless drills

– Milwaukee cordless drill

– Honda pump – gas powered

Total value of the theft has been estimated at $1,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Craig Zink at or 519-436-6600 extension #87324.

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

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