Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Police: Weapons charges in Wallaceburg, suspicious person, domestic

Report of suspicious person leads to arrest

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Just before 7 a.m. yesterday morning, police responded to the report of a suspicious man inside a fenced construction site on McNaughton Avenue East in Chatham.

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

Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be in possession of a stolen spool of wire and suspected methamphetamine.

A 29-year-old Chatham man was charged with break and enter, being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000, failing to comply with his curfew and drug possession.

He was held in custody pending a bail hearing and remanded until June 14, 2021.

Man charged with weapon related offences

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, police responded to the report of a suspicious man in possession of a knife on Forhan Street in Wallaceburg.

Officers located the man on Dufferin Avenue and through investigation learned that he had threatened to harm a citizen’s dog prior to police arrival.

A 37-year-old man, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with being in possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and uttering threats.

He was released pending a future court date of July 9, 2021.

Pair found together and charged

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 3:30 a.m. this morning, police responded to a disturbance between a man and woman, known to each other, regarding the ownership of puppies at a residence in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that the pair were both on conditions not to communicate with each other.

The 50-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and charged with failing to comply with her release conditions and breach of probation.

The 26-year-old Sarnia man was arrested and charged with breach of probation and drug possession.

Both remain in police custody this morning.

Domestic leads to charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 4:30 a.m. this morning, police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that the Chatham woman was currently bound by conditions not to communicate with the Ingersol woman, who falsely identified herself to police.

The 24-year-old Ingersol woman was arrested and charged with obstruct police.

She was additionally arrested on an outstanding warrant.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

The 36-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and charged with failing to comply with her release conditions.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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