Police: Threats, weapons, assault, obstruction

Man arrested for multiple assault related charges

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night at approximately 10:15 p.m., police responded to a residence on Sherman Street in Blenheim in regards to an assault.

Upon attending, police learned the accused in the matter threatened to damage items in the victims home and threatened the victim with a sledgehammer when she would not provide money to the accused for the purchase of a radio.

Through further investigation, police learned the accused had also threatened to injure and kill the victim on two separate pervious occasions.

The 64-year-old Blenheim man was arrested for three counts of Utter Threats to Cause Bodily Harm, one count of Assault with a Weapon, and one count Weapons Dangerous.

The accused was transported to police headquarters and later released with a future court date of October 16th, 2023.

Woman arrested for obstruct police

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Last night at approximately 7:30 p.m., police were the area of Thornhill Drive, Chatham when the officer conducted a traffic stop.

While speaking with the driver, the female attempted to conceal her identity by providing police with the name and information of her sister.

Through further investigation police also learned the driver did not have a drivers licence.

Subsequently, the 22-year-old Blenheim female was arrested for one count of Obstruct Peace Officer and issued a provincial offence notice for Drive Motor vehicle no licence.

The female was released with a future court date.

- Advertisment -