Police Briefs – Tuesday, January 3, 2017

A Chatham man is facing charges after allegedly knocking another person unconscious.

The Chatham-Kent Police Service says the victim was in the head on Monday, causing inner ear damage as a result.

The 27-year-old suspect was charged with with aggravated assault and breaching conditions.


Chatham-Kent police caught an alleged thief in the act.

On Monday, officers responded to a home after receiving a call from a concerned neighbour about a possible break and enter next door.

Police did not find anyone at that home, but did locate a 23-year-old suspect at a nearby residence.

The Chatham man is charged with break and enter, and possession of stolen property. The stolen property was returned to the homeowner.


Lambton OPP are investigating after discovering that 34 units at a campground in Mooretown had been broken into.

Police were called to the campground on Emily St. on December 31, and found that thieves broke a window on a trailer to get inside.

Officers then walked through the campground and discovered 34 units in total had been broken into, and various electronics were missing.

The investigation is ongoing and the West Region Forensic Identification Unit, and the Lambton OPP Street Crime Unit have been called in to assist.