Thursday, September 23, 2021

Police: Family dispute, theft, stolen vehicle

Family Dispute in Blenheim

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday morning, police responded to a family dispute in Blenheim.

Through investigation, police learned that the man assaulted a family member in the home while uttering threats and damaging a telephone. The 61-year-old victim was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance via ambulance for medical attention.

The man fled prior to police arrival, however he was located yesterday afternoon and taken into custody. The 31-year-old man has been charged with aggravated assault, mischief under $5000 and uttering threats. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Woman Found in Possession of Stolen License Plates

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, an officer on general patrol in Chatham observed a vehicle travelling on Grand Avenue West with license plates that were previously reported stolen.

A traffic stop was initiated on Sarah Crescent and the driver was arrested.

A 24 year old Chatham woman was charged with being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000. She was released pending a future court date of August 17, 2021.

The stolen license plates were seized from the vehicle.

Man Charged with being Intoxicated in a Public Place

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night, police responded to a disturbance on Wellington Street East in Chatham.

Through investigation, police located an intoxicated man outside the residence who was unable to care for himself. For his own safety, the man was taken into custody and transported to police headquarters.

The 58-year-old man was charged with being intoxicated in a public place and released this morning when sober.

Stolen Vehicle in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime between Saturday at 9:00 p.m. and Sunday at 9:45 a.m. unknown suspect(s) stole a black 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer from a residence on Forest Street. The vehicle was last seen with Ontario license plates BTBH 771.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Curtis Conn at or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87349. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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