Sunday, October 25, 2020

Police: Forcible confinement, thefts, MVC’s

Men charged with forcible confinement

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Wednesday, the victim was invited to a residence in Chatham.

Upon her arrival, she was met by three men and a verbal argument began.

The woman was held against her will in the home and assaulted.

Yesterday morning, police arrested two of the men involved.

A 34-year-old man and 32-year-old man, both of Chatham were charged with forcible confinement.

They were released pending a future court date of October 23, 2020.

Police continue to look for the third man.

Man charged with theft

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Earlier this month, the man booked an eye exam at a local eye wear store in Chatham under a false name.

While employees assisted other customers, the man stole two pairs of Ray-Ban glasses and one pair of Versace glasses.

The man fled the store before his appointment.

Total value of the theft was estimated at $850.

With the assistance of video surveillance, police identified the man.

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

A 24-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 November 4, 2020.

Family dispute leads to charges

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

While officers were on scene, the youth threatened her mother.

The 14-year-old girl was arrested and charged with uttering threats.

She was released pending a future court date of November 9, 2020.

Theft of copper in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime Wednesday night, unknown suspects forced their way into a fenced compound at Entegrus on Queen Street.

Once inside, the suspects removed about $100 in copper from three hydro pole switches, causing about $20,000 damage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Curtis Conn at curtisc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-600 extension #87349.

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

Theft of electronics

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Early this morning, unknown suspects entered a motel room in Chatham and stole a Lenovo laptop, iPhone XR, personal identification and bank card.

Total value of the theft has been estimated at $4,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Chris Reynolds at chrisre@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #7337.

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

Motor vehicle collisions

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police responded to a two vehicle collision on Lacroix Street near Tweedsmuir Avenue in Chatham.

No one was injured.

Total damage was estimated at $20,000.

A 66-year-old Chatham man was charged with failing to stop at a red light.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Scane Road near Fysh Line involving a motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 24-year-old man, was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Total damage was estimated at $8,000.

The collision remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Josh Flikweert at joshuaf@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092.

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