Sunday, October 25, 2020

Police: Arson charges laid, thefts, B&E, traffic enforcement

Man charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On March 30, 2020 a man was released from court with several conditions.

Two of those conditions stated that he was to remain in his residence at all times unless for medical emergencies or with his surety and not to communicate with a specific Chatham woman.

Early this morning, officers learned that the man was not abiding by his house arrest condition.

Officers attended the woman’s home and located the man hiding in the basement behind a false wall.

The 37-year-old Chatham man was arrested and has been charged with two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Pair found together breaching release conditions

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, police attended a local motel in Chatham and located a man and woman in a room, regardless of both being on conditions not to associate with each other.

The 56-year-old man and 57-year-old woman, both of Chatham, were arrested and charged with failing to comply with their release conditions.

The pair were released pending a future court date of October 30, 2020.

Woman charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On January 29, 2020 a woman was released from court with several conditions.

One those conditions stated that she was not to attend a specific residence in Chatham.

Last Wednesday night, the woman attended the home and was banging on their door.

Last night, police located the woman and she was arrested.

The 20-year-old Chatham woman has been charged with failing to comply with her release conditions.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Executed warrants

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police arrested a man who was wanted for threatening his neighbours and damaging one of their vehicles with a golf club.

The 33-year-old Dresden man has been charged with mischief under $5,000 and two counts of uttering threats.

He was released pending a future court date of December 16, 2020.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police arrested a man who was wanted in connection with a fire that started in an apartment in Tilbury last month.

The 62-year-old man of no fixed address was charged with arson while having disregard for human life.

He was released pending a future court date of December 16, 2020.

Theft of tools in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime Monday night, unknown suspects entered an unlocked garage on Ellis Street and stole various tools and a bicycle.

Total value of the theft has been estimated at $2,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Donald Letourneau at donaldl@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87074.

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

Alarm leads to break and enter investigation

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 1 a.m. this morning, police responded to an alarm at Tepperman’s on Grand Avenue East in Chatham.

Upon arrival, officers observed that unknown suspects had smashed two glass doors, causing about $1,200 damage.

Once inside, the suspects stole a pair of PS3 ear buds valued at $600.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mark Smith at marksm@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87162.

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

Theft from farm market in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, unknown suspects forced their way into the greenhouse at Sarah’s Farm Market on Sandys Street, causing about $1,000 damage.

Once inside the suspects stole various items valued at approximately $800.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Grant Renders at grantr@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87351.

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

Traffic enforcement

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, members of the Traffic Unit conducted traffic enforcement on Fairview Line between Communication Road and Harwich Road.

Four motorists were stopped and charged with speeding.

We would like to remind everyone that road safety is our priority for our Police Service and traffic enforcement initiatives will continue across our community in an effort to keep all road users safe.

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