Police Briefs – Thursday January 04, 2018

A Chatham man has been charged following a theft at a local liquor store.

Police say a man went to the LCBO store on Wellington St. W in Chatham on Wednesday afternoon and was caught on video surveillance concealing a bottle of vodka and a bottle of whiskey in his coat before he left. The items are valued at approximately $130.

A 35-year-old man is now charged with theft and possession of property obtained by a crime.

Chatham-Kent police have arrested a Chatham man for allegedly carrying drugs.

Police say a 27-year-old man was stopped on Richmond St. and West St. in Chatham on Wednesday morning and it was discovered that he’s wanted for a theft in Leamington.

Officers searched the car and allegedly found morphine and methamphetamine.