Police Briefs- Saturday, October 28, 2017

A Chatham man has been arrested after police say they found him out past his curfew with drugs in his possession.

Police say on October 5, a 21-year-old Chatham man was found to be breaching his court-ordered conditions by being outside of his residence after 11pm. A warrant was issued for his arrest.

On Friday at 9am, police found the man on King St. W in Chatham. The man was arrested for one count of breach of recognizance.

Police say the man was also charged for possession of drugs.

The 21-year-old Chatham man was taken to the Chatham-Kent Police Service Head Quarters to wait for a bail hearing.

A Wallaceburg man is behind bars after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend.

Police say on Friday morning, a common-law 34-year-old man and 32-year-old woman began arguing outside their Wallaceburg residence. According to police, the man assaulted the woman and damaged her cell phone during the argument. The woman left the house to call police. Police say she suffered no injuries.

The 34-year-old Wallaceburg male was later found and arrested for two counts of assault and one count of mischief under $5,000.

The man was taken to Chatham-Kent Police Service Head Quarters to wait for a bail hearing.

Chatham-Kent police have arrested two people after a woman was seen trying to illegally purchase narcotics.

Police say on Friday night at around 10pm, a 39-year-old Thorndale woman and 26-year-old London man entered the Shoppers Drug Mart on Queen St. in Chatham. Police say the woman went to the pharmacy and tried to purchase narcotics with a forged prescription.

When police arrived on scene, the man and woman were seen driving away in a car. The vehicle was stopped by police a short distance away.

The woman was arrested for forging a document. Police discovered the man was breaching two of his court conditions and he was arrested for two counts breach of recognizance.

Police say they also found two different types of drugs while searching their vehicle. Both people were later charged with two counts of possession of drugs and taken to the Chatham-Kent Police Service Head Quarters location to await a bail hearing.

Police are investigating a break and enter in Romney Township.

Police say the break and enter took place sometime in the last week. According to police, unknown suspect(s) caused $800 in damages and stole $3,500 worth of property.

Police are continuing to investigate.