Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Police: Drugs seized, threats, MVC, fraud, stolen boat

Man charged with uttering threats

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

Through investigation, police learned that the man threatened his daughter’s boyfriend and dog while in possession of a tactical knife.

The man also threatened the boyfriend in the same manner on Tuesday.

The 56-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with three counts of uttering threats and two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions for being in possession of a weapon.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, an officer on general patrol observed a woman driving with an obstructed plate on Queen Street in Chatham.

The officer initiated a traffic stop and the woman was issued a ticket.

The woman ripped up the ticket and sped away, squealing her tires.

The officer initiated another traffic stop on King Street and advised the woman that she would be getting a ticket for unreasonable noise.

At this time, the woman fled the scene.

After a short pursuit, the woman stopped for the officer on St. Clair Street.

As the officer placed the woman under arrest, she refused to comply and a struggle began.

The woman was taken into custody and found to be in possession of a large amount of Canadian cash, packaging material, suspected Fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine and oxycodone pills.

Total street value of the drugs seized was estimated at $28,000.

The 29-year-old Chatham woman has been charged with flight from police, resist arrest and four counts of possession for the purposes of trafficking.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with fraud

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last month, a man entered a vehicle parked in Dresden and stole the owner’s debit card.

The debit card was used later that day, multiple times, at a local gas station in Chatham.

Through investigation, police identified the man responsible and he was arrested early this morning.

The 36-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000, fraud, failing to comply with his release conditions and three counts of breach of probation.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with careless driving

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police responded to a two vehicle collision on Middle Line near Ella Street in Tilbury.

No one was injured.

Total damage was estimated at $60,000.

A 39-year-old Chatham man was charged with careless driving.

Stolen boat in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime within the past week, unknown suspects stole a 16 foot beige aluminum hunting boat with 25 HP black Mercury engine from a property on St. Clair Road.

The boat was last seen on a white trailer with the leaf cover removed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kyle Wright at kylew@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87310.

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

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