Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Police: Impaired driving, assault, tools stolen, traffic stop

Man charged with domestic related offences

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Blenheim.

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

This was also not the first incident of domestic violence between the couple during their relationship.

The 43-year-old Blenheim man was arrested and charged with domestic related offences.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Woman charged with impaired driving

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Prince Albert Road near McNaughton Avenue East in Chatham.

The driver lost control of her vehicle, left the roadway and struck a tree.

Through investigation, police believed the woman was driving while under the influence of alcohol.

The woman was arrested and transported to hospital as a precaution.

Breath tests were completed resulting in a 34-year-old Wallaceburg woman being charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit.

She was released pending a future court date of December 4, 2020.

Man charged with assault

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police located a man who was wanted in connection with a disturbance involving a woman known to him that occurred on Sunday night in Chatham.

The 30-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with assault.

He was released pending a future court date of November 25, 2020.

Man charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On April 1, 2019 the man was released from Court with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that he was to obey a daily curfew of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Last night, around 11 p.m. an officer on general patrol on King Street West in Chatham observed a vehicle with an expired validation.

The officer initiated a traffic stop and learned that the man was breaching his curfew.

The 54-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with failing to comply with his release conditions.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Traffic stop leads to arrest

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 2 a.m. this morning, an officer on general patrol in Dresden observed a suspicious vehicle on Park Street.

Through investigation, the officer learned that the man was driving with no license and was in possession of break in tools.

The 30-year-old Dresden man was arrested and charged with being in possession of break in instruments.

He remains in police custody this morning.

Theft of tools in Harwich Township

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime on Tuesday, between 4:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. unknown suspects forced their way into a residence on Charing Cross Road, causing about $500 damage.

Once inside, the suspects stole various tools and Hot Wheels set.

Total value of the theft has been estimated at $750.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Joel Rehill at joelr@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #84994.

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

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