Sunday, October 25, 2020

Police: Stolen ATV recovered, theft, B&E, shoplifting

Stolen ATV recovered

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police responded to the report of three suspicious people on Langstaff Line.

Upon police arrival, the people were gone, however the stolen camo 2005 Polaris Sportsman ATV from Minnie Street in Wallaceburg earlier this week was recovered.

The owner was notified and attended the scene to retrieve his ATV.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kyle Bakker at kyleba@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87320.

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

Man charged with theft in Blenheim

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police responded to a theft investigation on Towanda Boulevard.

Through investigation, police learned that the man had stolen marijuana plants from the backyards of two separate residences in the area.

The man fled the scene with the plants however was detained by the homeowners until police arrived.

In total, seven marijuana plants were stolen and recovered by police.

A 45-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with two counts of 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 October 26, 2020.

Shoplifting leads to charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Early this morning, around 3 a.m. police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Circle K on McNaughton Avenue in Wallaceburg.

Through investigation, police learned that the man stole a 2L bottle of pop from the convenience store.

Officers located the man a short distance away and he was arrested.

A 23-year-old Chatham man has been charged with theft under $5,000, being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000, breaching his Probation Order by attending Circle K and failing to comply with his release conditions by disobeying his curfew.

The man has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Break and enter in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 3:30 a.m. this morning, police responded to an alarm at Jiffy Lube on Keil Drive.

Upon police arrival, police confirmed that unknown suspects had forced their way into the business, causing about $100 damage.

A small amount of cash was stolen.

The suspect is described as a white man with a slim build.

He was last seen wearing a black hoodie with white stripping, black jeans and black and white running shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kevin Burgess at kevinbu@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87232.

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

Theft of tools in Tilbury

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime late Monday night or early Tuesday morning, unknown suspects forced their way into a utility trailer at a construction site on Tecumseh Line, causing about $500 damage.

Once inside, the suspects stole approximately $20,000 worth of power tools.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Will Sharrow at willsh@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #84996.

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

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