Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Police: Stolen plates in Wallaceburg, ATV’s & tools stolen, impaired

Vehicle stop results in theft charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last evening, police conducted a traffic stop on Baseline Road in Wallaceburg.

The license plates on the vehicle did not correspond with one another.

Upon further investigation, it was learned that both the plates on the motor vehicle had been reported stolen in two separate theft complaints.

A 31-year-old Ridgetown man has been charged with two counts of theft under $5,000 and two counts of possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000.

He was released pending a future court date of August 5, 2020.

Traffic enforcement

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Over the past two days, platoon members conducted enforcement of the Highway Traffic Act on Charing Cross Road and Devon Drive in Chatham.

As a result of the increased enforcement, 14 Provincial Offence Tickets, three part three summons and three warnings were issued.

Shoplifting leads to charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On July 8, police received information and were provided a suspect to a shoplifting complaint at Shoppers Drug Mart in Chatham.

Yesterday the officers located and arrested the man responsible.

A 41-year-old Chatham man has been charged with theft under $5,000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000.

He was released pending a future court date of August 12, 2020.

Theft of ATV’s and property

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime overnight on July 14, unknown suspects stole two ATV’s and numerous tools from a residence on Kent Bridge Road outside of Chatham.

Police are asking citizens to alert police should they observe a 2007 Yamaha Kodiak ATV 450, camo in colour or a 2009 Suzuki L40 400 King Quad, green in colour bearing Ontario Marker 59WH2.

This investigation is currently on-going.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Rick Bertok at rickber@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87174.

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

Traffic-related incident in Harwich Township

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly before 2 p.m. yesterday, police responded to a possible impaired driving complaint.

The suspect vehicle was pulled over by officers and a roadside test was conducted.

As a result of the test, a 62-year-old man was issued a seven-day licence suspension, had his driver’s licence seized and his vehicle was towed.

Woman arrested on outstanding warrant

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon police located a woman on King Street East in Chatham who had an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court.

The 40-year-old woman, of no fixed address, was taken into custody and later released pending a future court date of August 5, 2020.

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