Police Briefs- Sunday, October 8, 2017

Chatham-Kent police have been making sure drivers stay in control this Thanksgiving weekend.

On Saturday, police officers held R.I.D.E. programs in Chatham and Wallaceburg. According to police, 260 vehicles were checked and six driving-related charges were laid, but no one was found to be driving impaired.

A Blenheim man has been arrested for failing to obey a court order.

On Sunday, a 21-year-old Blenheim man was noticed by police on Talbot St. in Blenheim at around midnight. The man has a court-ordered curfew and was not supposed to be out at that time.

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

A Chatham man has been arrested for driving a motorcycle under the influence.

Saturday at around 11pm, police went to the area of Grand River Line and Jacob Rd. for a collision involving a motorcycle. Through investigation, the officer believed that the 60-year-old Chatham man had been driving while under the influence of alcohol.

He was arrested and taken to Chatham-Kent Police Service headquarters for breath tests. The man was eventually released from custody with a future court date.

A Chatham man has been arrested for failing to follow a court order.

Saturday at around 11pm, a 33-year-old Chatham man was found to be breaking his court-ordered curfew and residency restriction.

The man was arrested and taken Chatham-Kent Police headquarters to be held for a bail hearing.