Man charged with domestic related offences
Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 11:30 p.m. last night, police responded to a domestic related incident at a residence in Chatham.
Through investigation, police learned that the man attended his ex-girlfriend’s home and began knocking on the door.
When the woman refused to allow him into her home, he broke the door, causing about $1,000 damage and entered.
Once inside, the man cornered the woman in her bedroom and assaulted her.
Upon leaving, the man grabbed the woman’s dog and fled.
Officers located the man a short time later at a local motel and he was arrested.
The stolen dog was returned to the woman.
The 24-year-old man, of no fixed address, has been charged with break and enter, assault, forcible confinement, theft under $5,000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000.
He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Motor vehicle collision
Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Around 12:30 a.m. this morning, police responded to a single motor vehicle on Chatham Street South between Marlborough Street and Regent Street in Blenheim.
Through investigation, police learned that the driver lost control of his vehicle, left the roadway and struck a sign.
No one was injured.
Total damage was estimated at $20,000.
The driver, a 34-year-old Mississauga man was charged with careless driving.
Stolen truck in Chatham
Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime last night between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. unknown suspects stole a red 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck from the parking lot at the Real Canadian Superstore in Chatham.
The truck was last seen with Ontario license plates BB 60381.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Danica Quenneville at email@example.com or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87312.
Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.