Monday, August 3, 2020

Police: Dirt bike stolen in Morpeth, shoplifting, forcible confinement

Theft of dirt bike in Morpeth

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime early yesterday morning, unknown suspects entered a garage on Clark Street and stole a 2016 Apollo 250RX dirt bike, valued at approximately $2,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kelly McCormack at kellymc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #85118.

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

Man charged with breaching release conditions

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police received information that a man wanted for domestic related offences was in a local hotel room in Chatham with a woman, with whom he was not to communicate with.

Officers attended the hotel and through investigation, located the man hiding behind curtains in the room.

The 33-year-old Windsor man was arrested for the domestic related offences and additionally charged with three counts of failing to comply with his release conditions.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with domestic related offences

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a domestic dispute at a residence in Tilbury.

Through investigation, police learned that the man attended the woman’s residence, even though he was currently on conditions not to associate with her.

The man entered the home and locked the woman in her bedroom.

The man eventually unlocked the door and the woman was able to flee.

The 22-year-old Windsor man was arrested and charged with failing to comply with his release conditions and forcible confinement.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Shoplifting incident leads to charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Sunday, a man attended TSC on St. Clair Street in Chatham and stole two pairs of work boots, valued at $420.

Through investigation, police learned that at the time of the incident, the man was also in the company of a woman with whom he was not to communicate with.

Last night, police located the man and he was arrested.

The 39-year-old Harwich Township man has been charged with theft under $5,000, being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000 and failing to comply with his release conditions.

He was released pending a future court date of September 16, 2020.

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