Sunday, April 11, 2021

Police: Traffic stop, car dolly stolen, $30,000 worth of tools stolen in Wallaceburg

Disturbance leads to charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Just before 7 p.m. last night, police responded to a disturbance at a residence in Ridgetown.

Through investigation, police learned that the man assaulted the homeowner and broke two doors along with two dining room chairs during a verbal argument.

The 29-year-old Ridgetown man was arrested and charged with assault, mischief under $5,000 and failing to comply with his release conditions by consuming alcohol.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man arrested on outstanding warrant

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 4 a.m. this morning, police located a man walking on Fourth Street in Chatham who was wanted for breaching his Probation Order.

The 30-year-old man, of no fixed address, was arrested and released pending a future court date of March 30, 2021.

Traffic stop in Wallaceburg

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Just before 1 a.m. this morning, an officer on general patrol observed a man driving a car on Dufferin Avenue with license plates that were not registered to the vehicle.

The officer attempted a traffic stop however the man failed to stop and fled at a high rate of speed.

The officer did not pursue the vehicle for public safety reasons.

About an hour later, the officer observed the vehicle in a parking lot on McNaughton Avenue.

The officer approached the vehicle and the man was identified.

The 19-year-old Thamesville man was charged with failing to stop, using plates not authorized for the vehicle, driving with no permit and having control of a motor vehicle with open alcohol.

The beer and license plates were seized and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

The man will be required to attend Provincial Offences Court on April 7, 2021.

Theft of tools in Wallaceburg

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime between March 1 and March 5 unknown suspects entered Aarssen Machine and Tool on Gillard Street and stole various tools, valued at $30,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Shawn Labelle at shawnl@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87367.

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

Theft of car dolly in Wallaceburg

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, unknown suspects stole a homemade car dolly from a residence on Forhan Street.

The car dolly is grey in colour with orange ramps.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Grant Renders at grantr@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87351.

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

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