Police Briefs- Sunday, October 15, 2017

Chatham-Kent police say blood was found at the scene of a break and enter at a local church.

Police say the break and enter took place sometime overnight on Sunday at a church on Bloomfield Rd.

According to police, blood was found at the scene. The investigation continues.

Police have seized firearms from a home in Chatham.

While in the area of Eighth Line in Chatham, police say officers noticed a garage door open with two firearms and ammunition in plain sight. According to police, the firearms were in unlocked cases and easily accessible. Despite multiple cars in driveway, police say no one answered the door or the phone.

Police say they have seized the firearms and will continue to investigate.


A Chatham man has been arrested after he allegedly threatened security guards with a knife.

Police say Walmart security tried to arrest a man for theft but he waved a knife at them and ran away. Police found the man nearby.

A Chatham man was charged with theft, possession, break and enter, mischief, and assault with a weapon. Police say he was held for bail.

Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man for yelling profanities and holding a knife in public.

Police say officers were called about a suspicious man near a dumpster on Riverview Dr. in Chatham on Saturday.

Officers arrested the man for disturbing the peace. Police say they were called four times that day regarding the man’s behaviour.

A driver has been arrested in Wallaceburg after refusing to provide a breath sample.

Police stopped a car on McNaughton Ave. in Wallaceburg and requested a sample of the driver’s breath. According to police, the driver refused to have his breath tested.

According to police, the driver was arrested and released with a future court date.

A Chatham man has been arrested for multiple outstanding warrants.

Police say a Chatham man was arrested at Adelaide St. and Park St. in Chatham for outstanding warrants. Police say he is being accused of breaching probation, possession of drugs, failing to attend court, driving under suspension, and driving with an unauthorized license plate.

Police say the man was held for bail.