Sunday, April 11, 2021

Police: Wooden bench stolen, assault police, youth charged for B&E

Police looking for the public’s assistance

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: The Chatham-Kent Police are looking for the public’s assistance in regards to a theft investigation. 

Around 8 p.m. last night, unknown suspects stole a wooden bench from a business on Queen Street near Richmond Street in Chatham. 

The value of the bench is estimated at $1,500.     

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the stolen bench or those responsible is asked to contact Constable Jeremy Weedon at jeremyw@chatham-kent.ca .

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

Youths charged with break and enter

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 1:30 a.m. this morning, police responded to an alarm at Willy’s 420 Supplies on King Street West in Chatham.

Upon police arrival, the front door was smashed and two youths wearing all dark clothing were found running away.

Following a short foot pursuit, both youths were taken into custody.

Through investigation, police learned that the youths forced their way into the store, damaged three glass cabinets and stole several bongs and lighters.

The 16-year-old Chatham youth and 17-year-old Blenheim youth have been charged with break and enter, theft under $5,000, being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000 and mischief over $5000.

They were released pending a future court date of May 10, 2021.

Man charged with mischief

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 5 a.m. this morning, police responded to a disturbance at a residence on King Street East in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that a man threw a brick at a window.

The 28-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with mischief under $5,000.

He will be released when sober pending a future court date of April 27, 2021.

Man charged with assault police

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police attended an apartment in Chatham to check on the well-being of a man.

As police offered assistance, the man assaulted the officer.

The 46-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault police.

He was released pending a future court date of May 5, 2021.

Woman charged with being intoxicated in a public place

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, police responded to a disturbance in a parking lot on Grand Avenue West in Chatham between a man and woman, known to each other.

The 22-year-old Chatham woman was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place.

She was released this morning when sober.

Man charged with driving while under suspension

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 9 p.m. last night, an officer on general patrol initiated a traffic stop on Riverview Line.

Through investigation, police learned that the man was suspended from driving.

The 23-year-old Windsor man was charged with driving while under suspension.

His vehicle was towed from the scene and impounded for seven days as per the vehicle impoundment program.

He will be required to attend Provincial Offences Court at a later date.

Motor vehicle collisions

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 2 p.m. yesterday afternoon, police responded to a three vehicle collision on Prince Albert Road between McNaughton Line and Gregory Line.

No one was injured.

Total damage was estimated at $11,000.

A 35-year-old woman from Kent Bridge was charged with careless driving.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 9 p.m. last night, police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Mitton Line between Shewburg Road and Scane Road.

No one was injured.

Damage was estimated at $4,000.

The driver, a 20-year-old Bothwell man was charged with disobeying a stop sign.

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