Monday, March 8, 2021

Police: B&E at Wallaceburg boathouse, impaired driving, shoplifting

Man charged with break and enter

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police responded to a break and enter on Island View Road in Wallaceburg.

Through investigation, police learned that an unknown suspect had entered a boathouse and damaged the ignition of a boat.

A search of the property resulted in the suspect being found hiding behind the boathouse.
A 32-year-old Walpole Island man was arrested and charged with break and enter and mischief over $5,000.

He was released pending a future court date of January 20, 2021.

Man charged with impaired driving

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police responded to the report of a possible impaired driver on Mill Street West in Tilbury.

Officers located the vehicle and through investigation believed the man was driving while under the influence of alcohol.

The man was arrested and transported to police headquarters for breath tests.

A 62-year-old Tilbury man has been charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit.

He was released pending a future court date of November 30, 2020.

Shoplifting leads to charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On October 7, 2019 a man entered into a Probation Order with several conditions.

Two of those conditions stated that he was not to attend Walmart in Chatham and that he was to keep the peace and be of good behaviour.

The man was also released from custody on February 28, 2020 with conditions not to attend Walmart in Chatham.

Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Walmart in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that the man concealed about $111 worth of fishing items in his coat.

The Loss Prevention Officer confronted the man as he made no attempt to pay for the merchandise and most of the property was recovered.

Officers located the man a short distance away and he was taken into custody.

Upon being searched incident to arrest, the remaining stolen property was seized from the man.

The 43-year-old Chatham man has been charged with theft under $5,000, being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000, failing to comply with his release conditions and two counts of breach of probation.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with failing to comply

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

One of those conditions stated that he was not to attend within 500 meters of a specific apartment in Chatham, where his ex-girlfriend lives.

Last night, the 27-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with failing to comply with his release conditions as police learned that he was living in the apartment building, directly above the woman.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Youths charged with mischief

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

Through investigation, police learned that the youths had damaged their respective rooms, linen closet and bathroom door.

Both teen boys were arrested and charged with mischief over $5,000.

They have been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Stolen truck recovered

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime between Saturday afternoon and yesterday morning, unknown suspects stole a blue 2003 Chev Trailblazer from a residence on Robinson Road in Camden Township.

Yesterday morning, police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Croton Line and found the stolen truck abandoned.

Total damage was estimated at $5,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Chris Wegrzyn at chriswe@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #83064.

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

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