CK Police Briefs – Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Crash Involving Cyclist

Chatham-Kent police say a crash in Chatham that sent a cyclist to the hospital is still under investigation.

Officers say it happened on McNaughton Ave. near St. Clair St. at around noon Tuesday.

A 39-year-old cyclist was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The total damages are estimated at $1,500.

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Police Catch Up With Wanted Man

You can run, but you can’t hide from Chatham-Kent police.

A 23-year-old Dresden man is learning that the hard way after he was arrested by the local police force Tuesday afternoon.

Police say the man allegedly showed up at a specific woman’s house on Monday — even though he had been ordered to stay away from her — and tried to speak with her.

Officers say he’s also accused of damaging her vehicle and grabbing her cell phone to stop her from leaving or calling police.

Investigators say the woman ended up driving to a family member’s home for help, adding that the man ran away from the scene before police could arrive.

They managed to catch up with him on Tuesday, charged him with two counts of failing to comply, one count of mischief, one count of theft, and one count of possession of stolen property, and took him to the courthouse for a bail hearing.

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Drunk In Public

A 49-year-old woman spent the night at police headquarters after officers allegedly found her drunk in a parking lot at a motel on Grand Ave. E. in Chatham.

Police say they arrested her while they were responding to a call about a disturbance there.

Officer say she will be released once she sobers up.

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Failing To Comply

A 26-year-old man is back in police custody after officers say they found him out past his curfew.

Police say the man was released from court on April 26, 2017 with several conditions, including a daily curfew of 7pm to 7am.

Officers say despite that order, they allegedly found the man in the driveway of a residence on Park Ave. W. in Chatham at 2am Wednesday.

He’s being held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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Break And Enter In Chatham

Chatham-Kent police are asking for tips from the public after someone broke into a home on Berry St. and stole various electronics including a Bose speaker, an iPad and some iPhones.

Police say it happened sometime between 12pm and 8pm Tuesday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Doug Littlewood at douglasl@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87288.

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Driving Drunk On The Hwy. 401

A 52-year-old Chatham man is facing drunk driving charges after OPP pulled over a vehicle on the Hwy. 401 near Queens Line on the holiday Monday.

Police say they stopped the vehicle at around 10:30pm Monday and took the driver back to police headquarters after determining that he had been drinking alcohol.

He’s now charged with impaired driving and driving with a blood alcohol concentration of more than 80mg.