Police Briefs-Monday, June 4, 2018

Chatham-Kent police say a man accused of breaking into a shed has been arrested.

Police responded to a break and enter on Park St. in Chatham Sunday morning.

According to police, a man forced his way into a shed causing about $100 of damage. Once inside, the man stole a red Murray push lawnmower valued at $250.

Police found the man and arrested him Sunday evening.

A 40-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with break and enter. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Police have not recovered the stolen lawnmower. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Paul Hendrie at paulh@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87138. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Police are investigating after a motorcycle was stolen from a Chatham garage.

Sometime between Saturday night at 10pm and Sunday at 4am, police say the unknown suspect(s) entered a garage on River Line in Chatham and stole a blue and white 2014 Yamaha motorcycle with the Ontario license plate 2J0W4. A battery was also stolen from a John Deere X370 lawn tractor parked in a barn.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Ken Koke at kennethk@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87178. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.