Thursday, May 19, 2022

Police: Impaired driving, assault with bear spray, B&E

Man arrested for impaired driving

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday evening at 7 p.m on Bluewater line in Wallaceburg, police received a traffic complaint regarding a vehicle swerving on the roadway, and travelling at a low rate of speed.

A citizen provided information to police for the vehicle.

The vehicle was stopped on Bluewater line, and through investigation it was determined that the driver was impaired by alcohol.

A 61-year-old Wallaceburg man was arrested for operating while impaired, and operating while impaired over 80.

He was released with a future court date of May 27, 2022.

Man arrested for assault with a weapon

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On May 13, 2022 at 8:24 p.m. in Chatham, two men were involved in a physical altercation, which resulted in one of the men using bear spray on the other, by spraying it in the others face.

Prior to police arrival, the male responsible for administering the spray left the area of foot.

A short time later, police located the male, and placed him under arrest for assault with a weapon.

The 30-year-old male was transported to the Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters, lodged, and released with conditions and future court date.

Man arrested for breaking, entering and committing theft

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday at 4:05 p.m, the Chatham-Kent Police Service received a suspicious person call in the area of McDowell Line, in Harwich Township.

Information received was that a male was walking in the backyards of McDowell Line while pushing a black motor bike.

Upon arrival, officers located the black motor bike laying in the driveway of a residence.

Officers entered the garage and knocked on the door to the residence.

The homeowner was spoke to, who advised that no one should be inside of her residence.

As officers entered the residence, then heard footsteps stopping.

The accused was located by Chatham-Kent Police Service Dog – Helix, in the attached garage.

The accused was not known to the victim and had no rights to be inside the home or the garage.

A short time later, police viewed surveillance footage which showed the same male, further up the street, entering a back yard and stealing the black motor-bike.

A 25-year-old Chatham man was arrested for breaking, entering, and theft under $5,000, he was transported to the Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters, lodged, and held for bail.

All property was recovered by officers and returned to the rightful owner.

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