Friday, May 7, 2021

Police: Mischief in Dresden and downtown Wallaceburg, assault

Woman charged with mischief

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: In February, a homeowner in Dresden asked the woman to care for her home as she tended to a family emergency out of town.

Upon her return, the homeowner observed approximately $1,000 damage to her home and contents of the home.

Last night, police located the woman and she was arrested.

The 44-year-old Dresden woman has been charged with two counts of mischief.

She was released pending a future court date of May 25, 2021.

Man charged with assault

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 3 a.m. this morning, police responded to a domestic disturbance at an apartment in Wallaceburg.

The 36-year-old Wallaceburg man was arrested and charged with assault.

He was released pending a future court date of June 4, 2021.

Man charged with driving while under suspension

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, an officer on general patrol in Wallaceburg observed a vehicle with only one headlight driving in the area of Murray Street and Duke Street.

The officer initiated a traffic stop and learned that the driver was suspended for medical reasons and that the license plates were not registered for the vehicle.

The 34-year-old Wallaceburg man was charged with driving while under suspension, using plates not authorized for the vehicle and failing to produce an insurance card.

He will be required to attend Provincial Offences Court on June 16, 2021.

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

Mischief in Wallaceburg

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 10 p.m. last night, police responded to an alarm at Hyatt Tax Service on James Street.

Upon police arrival, officers observed that the glass in the rear door was damaged, however nothing was stolen.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kyle Blommers at kyleb@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87286.

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

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