Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Police: Drugs seized, B&E, thefts, mischief, traffic enforcement

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, an officer on general patrol observed a car travelling east bound on Park Avenue East in Chatham with an excessively loud muffler.

A traffic stop was initiated on Creek Road.

Through investigation, police observed cannabis and a glass crack pipe in plain view.

Both the driver and passenger were arrested.

A search incident to arrest revealed that the passenger was in possession of suspected Fentanyl.

The driver, a 40-year-old Thamesville man was charged with drug possession, driving with cannabis readily available, driving with a dirty plate and improper muffler.

He was released pending a future court date of January 7, 2021.

The passenger, a 24-year-old Chatham woman was charged with drug possession.

She was released pending a future court date of January 7, 2021.

Theft of tools in Raleigh Township

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime between Sunday at 11 p.m. and yesterday at 6 a.m. unknown suspects forced their way into a barn on Talbot Trail, causing about $400 damage.

Once inside, the suspects stole two Milwaukee battery chargers and two socket sets.

Total value of the theft has been estimated at $350.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Scott Nevills at scottn@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87326.

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

Break and enter to construction site in Orford Township

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime late Sunday night or early Monday morning, unknown suspects entered a residence under construction on Goodbrand Line, causing about $1,000 damage.

Once inside, the suspects stole $5,000 worth of building products.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Steve Donald at stevend@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #84980.

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

Mischief to vehicles in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime over the weekend, unknown suspects attempted to enter the storage compartments of three trucks parked in a fenced compound of a business on Riverview Drive.

Damage to the vehicles has been estimated at $5,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Josh Rose at joshr@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87290.

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

Break and enters in Wheatley

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime early Monday morning, unknown suspects entered three properties on 1st Concession Line.

A commercial building was entered and various tools were stolen. The stolen property was located a short distance away and returned to the owner. Total damage was estimated at $300.

A commercial building was entered and the steering column of a pick-up truck was damaged. Total damage was estimated at $1,300.

A storage area was entered and two separate trailers were entered. The items stolen from the trailers were located a short distance away and returned to the owner. Total damage was estimated at $200.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Scott Nevills at scottn@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87326.

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, officers conducted traffic enforcement throughout the Municipality.

25 tickets were issued for various Highway Traffic Act offences.

We would like to remind motorists to please obey the rules of the road as traffic enforcement initiatives will continue in an effort to keep all road users safe.

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