Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Police: Massey Ferguson tractor stolen in Bothwell, domestic assault

Man arrested for domestic offences

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On May 14, 2022 police responded to a domestic dispute at a Wellington Street residence in Chatham.

Through investigation police learned a verbal argument had taken place between the man and a woman.

The man threated to cause harm to the woman and pushed her.

A family member witnessing the altercation attempted to intervene and was also threatened and assaulted.

The confrontation moved outside where the man continued to assault this family member by spitting at them and shoving them.

The man left the residence prior to police arrival.

On May 16, 2022 at 7:18 a.m. the 42-year-old Bothwell man attended police headquarters and turned himself into police.

He was charged with two counts of uttering threats and four counts of assault.

He was held pending a bail hearing.

Police looking for public’s assistance

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Sometime between May 14, 2022 and May 15, 2022 a red, Massey Ferguson tractor, model 253 was stolen from a field adjacent to Zone Road 7 and Chatham Line 1 in Bothwell.

The tractor has a front-end loader and a metal hook welded to the middle of the bucket.

Below is a photo of a tractor similar to the one stolen:

Submitted Photo

If you have any information, please contact Constable Mike Taylor at or Cadet Hilary Pomajba at

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

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