Police Briefs- Saturday, September 30, 2017

Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man for failing to comply with a court order.

On September 23, a man was released from custody with conditions. Police say one of his conditions was to remain in his residence between 10pm and 6am daily.

On Friday at around 11:05pm, police saw a man walking on King St. in Chatham. Police then discovered that the man was supposed to be obeying his 10pm curfew.

The man was arrested for breaching his court-ordered conditions. He was taken to Chatham-Kent Police Service and held for a bail hearing.

A Chatham man has been arrested for impaired driving.

On Saturday at around 1:40am, police noticed a Chatham man driving a motor vehicle in a parking lot on Grand Ave. W. in Chatham.

While speaking to the driver, police believed he was under the influence of alcohol. Following an investigation, the driver was arrested for impaired driving.

The man was taken to Chatham-Kent Police Service and later released with a future court date.

Chatham-Kent Police Service is warning residents to be wary of fraudulent phone calls targeting the community.

According to police, Chatham-Kent residents have reported that they are still receiving phone calls from unknown people who claim they they are calling from the Canadian Revenue Agency.

Police say a Bothwell woman received a call stating she owed $3,000 in taxes. It was discovered that this was another fraudulent phone call from the unknown suspects.

CRA states they will never:
-ask for personal information by email or text message.
-request payment by credit card or gift cards.
-share your tax information with another person or organization unless you have agreed that it can be shared.
-leave personal information on an answering machine.
-threaten or use nasty language.