Police Briefs – Monday, October 23, 2017

Repeat Offender Arrested In Blenheim

Chatham-Kent police say a 21-year-old Blenheim man who was released from custody a week and a half ago is facing more charges now.

Officers say the man was released on October 10 while facing charges of break and enter, theft, possession of stolen property, escaping lawful custody, and nine counts of failing to comply with his previous release conditions.

One of the conditions this time was that he had to stay inside his residence between 9pm and 6am.

Police say they showed up at his address just after 11pm Sunday, but he wasn’t home.

Officers say they found the man a few minutes later, walking along William St. N in Blenheim.

He was arrested, taken into custody, and charged with failing to comply with his release conditions.

———–

Blenheim Man Moved Without Telling Police

Chatham-Kent police say a 30-year-old Blenheim man is in more trouble now after he was released from custody back in July.

Officers say the man was released on the condition that he would live at a specific address an that he would tell police if that changed.

However, police say they recently learned that the man had moved to a new place without letting them know.

Officers say they found him at around 11:30pm Sunday and took him back into custody where he’s being held pending a bail hearing.

———–

One Suspension From Weekend RIDE Program

Only one driver’s licence was suspended after Chatham-Kent police held several RIDE programs in the municipality over the weekend.

Police say they checked 193 vehicles, administered two tests, and issued one three-day suspension.