Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Police: Stolen car in Chatham, speeding, warrants

Man charged with stealing car in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, a man attended a local convenience store in Chatham.

Upon exiting the store, he noticed that a vehicle had been left running and unattended by another customer.

The man stole the car and fled the area.

Officers located the man and stolen car at a local motel a short time later.

A 24-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with theft of motor vehicle and being in possession of property obtained by a crime.

He was also arrested on an outstanding warrant for failing to comply with his release conditions.

He was released pending a future court date of July 29, 2020.

Man charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On February 26, 2020 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 when in the presence of his surety.

On Monday morning, the man was observed in a store in Chatham without his surety.

Yesterday, a 38-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with failing to comply with his release conditions.

He was held in custody pending a bail hearing and released with a future court date of August 5, 2020.

Executed warrants

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On June 9, 2020 a man was released from court with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that he was to obey a daily curfew of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Over the weekend, the man failed to comply with his curfew and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Yesterday morning, police located the man and he was arrested.

The 33-year-old Chatham man has been remanded into custody pending a bail hearing.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, an officer on general patrol observed a man wanted for domestic related offences, walking in the downtown Chatham area.

The 33-year-old Chatham man was arrested and has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Traffic enforcement

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, members of the Traffic Unit conducted speed enforcement on Chatham Street North in Blenheim.

One motorist was charged with speeding while another was charged with a seatbelt infraction.

We would like to remind drivers that road safety continues to be a priority for our Police Service.

Please obey the rules of the road for everyone’s safety.

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