Sunday, November 29, 2020

Police: Escape custody, assault with a weapon, speeding

Pair charged with theft and escape custody

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 1 p.m. yesterday afternoon, police responded to a shoplifting complaint at the Real Canadian Superstore on St. Clair Street in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that the men fled on foot as they were placed under arrest outside the store by the Loss Prevention officer.

The men were observed stealing about $90 worth of items and made no attempt to pay for the merchandise.

Police located the men a short distance away and they were taken into custody.

A 31-year-old man and 24-year-old man, both of no fixed address, have been charged with theft under $5,000, being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000 and escape lawful custody.

They have been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with domestic related offences

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

Through investigation, police learned that a verbal argument escalated into a physical altercation.

The 22-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault, assault with a weapon, weapons dangerous and forcible confinement.

The man was also arrested on an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court to provide a DNA sample.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Woman charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On March 23, 2020 a woman was released from Court with several conditions.

Two of those conditions stated that she was to obey a daily curfew of 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. and notify police of any change in address.

Around 9:30 p.m. last night, police responded to a hotel in Chatham in regards to an unwanted person.

Through investigation, police learned that the woman was no longer living at the last known address on file.

The 37-year-old woman, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with two counts of failing to comply with her release conditions.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with assault

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 3 a.m. this morning, police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Chatham.

A 21-year-old Wallaceburg man was arrested and charged with assault, assault with a weapon and mischief under $5,000.

He remains in police custody this morning.

Executed warrants

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police arrested a man who was wanted for failing to comply with his release conditions.

A 38-year-old man, of fixed address, was charged and remanded into custody pending a bail hearing.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, police located a man in Chatham who was wanted for domestic related assault.

The 34-year-old man was arrested and released pending a future court date of November 3, 2020.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Just before 2 a.m. this morning, police located a man in Tilbury who was wanted for breaching his Probation Order, being in possession of a stolen vehicle, driving while prohibited and failing to attend court.

The man was arrested and further charged with failing to comply with his curfew.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Traffic enforcement

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday, members of the Traffic Unit conducted enforcement around the Municipality.

27 motorists were stopped and charged with speeding.

Everyone who hates speeding tickets, please raise your right foot.

Theft of laptop in Ridgetown

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning around 8 a.m. an unknown man and woman stole a laptop from a building at the Ridgetown College.

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.

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