Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Police: HQ door smashed, impaired driving, canoe stolen, drugs

Man damages glass door at Police Headquarters

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon around 3:30 p.m. a man threw a brick, shattering a glass door on the south side of police headquarters.

Officers located the man in the rear parking lot of police headquarters and he was arrested.

The 48-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with mischief under $5,000.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Collision leads to impaired driving charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday, around 5 p.m. police responded to a single motor vehicle collision near the cemetery in Bothwell.

Through investigation, police believed the woman was driving while under the influence of a drug.

The woman was arrested and transported to police headquarters where a Drug Recognition Expert conducted an evaluation.

As a result, the DRE officer believed the woman was impaired by a drug.

Upon being searched incident to arrest, the woman was also found to be in possession of suspected cocaine.

A 57-year-old Bothwell woman has been charged with impaired driving and drug possession.

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

Man charged with impaired driving

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 7 p.m. last night, police responded to the area of Rivard Line in Dover Township in regards to a woman who had been left on the side of the road by her boyfriend.

The woman was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance for medical attention.

Officers located the man at a nearby trailer park and through investigation believed he was driving while under the influence of alcohol.

The man was arrested and transported to police headquarters for breath tests.

The 57-year-old Windsor man has been charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit.

He was released pending a future court date of October 9, 2020.

Man charged with mischief

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Chatham Township.

Prior to police arrival, the man left the residence in the woman’s vehicle.

Through investigation, police learned that the man damaged a door in the home over the weekend.

Officers located the man in Tilbury and he was arrested.

The 37-year-old Chatham man has been charged with mischief under $5,000.

He was released pending future court date of October 9, 2020.

Break and enter leads to drug charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around midnight, police responded to a break and enter in progress at Goodwill Industries on National Road in Chatham.

Officers located the man on the property and he was arrested.

Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be in possession of stolen property, full face mask, gloves, flashlight, wire cutters and suspected methamphetamine.

The 37-year-old Chatham man has been charged with break and enter, being in possession of property obtained by a crime, being in possession of break-in instruments and drug possession.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Theft of canoe from Children’s Safety Village

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime between Sunday at 6 p.m. and yesterday at 6 a.m. unknown suspects stole a green 13’ Nova Craft trapper canoe from a building on the property.

Total value of the theft has been estimated at $1,500.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Marlene MacLennan at marlenem@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #85934.

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

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