Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Police: Robbery, assault, ATV theft, drugs

Neighbour dispute leads to charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police responded to a disturbance between neighbours in Wallaceburg.

Through investigation, police learned that when the woman attended her neighbour’s apartment regarding a noise complaint, she was assaulted and threatened.

The 32-year-old Wallaceburg man was arrested and charged with assault and breach of probation for associating with the woman in the apartment.

He was released pending a future court date of September 8, 2020.

The 32-year-old Wallaceburg woman was arrested and charged with uttering threats and being a party to an offence.

She was released pending a future court date of September 8, 2020.

Man charged with resist arrest

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, a man attended a business in Tilbury and attempted to steal an item.

As an employee approached the man, he pushed her and fled the store.

Officers located the man a short distance away on his bicycle.

As the man was placed under arrest, he tried to pull away from the officer while pushing and kicking at him.

The 18-year-old Tilbury man was taken into custody and charged with robbery and resist arrest.

He was released pending a future court date of September 8, 2020.

Family dispute leads to weapon charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday, police received information regarding a family dispute that occurred in Tilbury the previous night between family members.

Through investigation, police learned that during a verbal argument, the woman threatened her sister while in possession of scissors and also threw keys at her.

The 18-year-old Tilbury woman was arrested and charged with uttering threats and two counts of assault with a weapon.

She was released pending a future court date of September 2, 2020.

Man charged with drug possession

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, an officer on general patrol observed a man, known to be unlicensed, driving on Keil Drive in Chatham.

The officer initiated a traffic stop and the man was taken into custody.

Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be in possession of brass knuckles, marijuana, cocaine, digital scale and large amount of cash.

Total street value of the seized drugs was approximately $3,600.

A 33-year-old Chatham man has been charged with driving while prohibited, driving while under suspension, unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon, failing to comply with a weapons prohibition, possession of cannabis for the purpose of distributing and possession for the purposes of trafficking.

He was released pending a future court date of September 10, 2020.

His vehicle has been impounded for 45 days as per the Vehicle Impoundment Program.

Theft of ATV in Tupperville

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime between Sunday at 11 p.m. and Monday at 8 a.m. unknown suspects forced their way into a shed on Base Line, causing approximately $200 damage.

Once inside, the suspects stole a 2005 green / camo Arctic Cat 300 4×4 ATV valued at about $4,000.

The ATV was last seen with Ontario license plate 80HJ7.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Ken Morrell at kenm@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87272.

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

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