Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Police: B&E, failing to comply, traffic enforcement

Man charged with break and enter

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police responded to a neighbour dispute in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that a verbal argument over a noise complaint resulted in the man entering his neighbour’s apartment and damaging a door.

The 32-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with break and enter and mischief under $5,000.

He was released pending a future court date of March 23, 2021.

Woman charged with failing to comply

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On August 11, 2020 the woman was released from custody with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that she was not to communicate with a specific Chatham man.

Late yesterday afternoon, police responded to a disturbance at a residence in Chatham.

Through investigation, police located the pair together in the woman’s residence.

The 28-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and charged with failing to comply.

She was released pending a future court date of March 23, 2021.

Traffic stop leads to charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, members of the Traffic Unit observed a vehicle travelling on St. Clair Street in Chatham with license plates not authorized for the vehicle.

A traffic stop was initiated and through investigation, the officers further learned that the man was currently bound by conditions of the Ignition Interlock Program and the vehicle did not have an ignition interlock device.

The 47-year-old Chatham man was charged with using plates not authorized for the vehicle, driving a motor vehicle not equipped with an ignition interlock device and failing to surrender his license, ownership and insurance.

He will be required to attend Provincial Offences Court on April 28, 2021.

His vehicle was impounded for 45 days as per the Vehicle Impoundment Program.

Traffic enforcement

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Monday afternoon, an officer with the Traffic Unit observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Main Street East in Ridgetown.

The officer recorded the man driving 89km/h in a 40km/h community safety zone.

The 21-year-old Kippen man was charged with speeding and issued a $718 ticket.

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