CK Police Briefs – Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Crash On Hwy. 3 Sends One To Hospital

Chatham-Kent police say one person is being treated for non-life threatening injuries after a single-vehicle crash on Talbot Trail (Hwy. 3) just outside of Coatsworth Wednesday morning.

Police closed the highway between Stevenson Rd. and Coatsworth Rd. for a couple of hours Wednesday morning for their investigation.

There’s no word on whether charges will be laid.

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Garage In Chatham Broken Into

Police are appealing to the public for tips as they try to track down a mountain bike that was stolen from a garage in Chatham earlier this week.

Investigators say it was taken sometime overnight on July 10, after someone cut through a screen at the garage.

The value of the bike is estimated at $600.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Bryan VAUGHAN at bryanv@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87164.

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Guitars Stolen During Break-In

Chatham-Kent police are investigating after someone broke into a residence in Chatham and stole three guitars, some cash, and some other personal items.

The guitars have an estimated combined value of $1,800.

Police say whoever stole the goods, forced their way into the home through the back door sometime Tuesday morning, causing about $500 in damage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable David MILLER at DAVIDM@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87231. You can also submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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Pair Of Cyclists Stopped By Police

A 26-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman are both facing charges after police say they found drugs after stopping two cyclists in Chatham after dark Tuesday night.

Officers say the male cyclist tried to take off, but police were able to catch up with him and arrest him.

Investigators say officers found some drugs and some break-in tools while they were searching the man. He’s now charged with several counts of breaching his release conditions, one count of drug possession, and one count of possession of break-in tools.

A 21-year-old Chatham woman who was also arrested in connection with the investigation is charged with two counts of breach of probation and one count of drug possession.