Police Briefs – Sunday May 7, 2017May 7, 2017 1:11pm
A man who tried to escape from police custody is now facing several charges.
Police say officers were in the process of arresting a man on domestic related charges, when the man pulled away and ran.
After a short pursuit, police caught the man after he stumbled while running.
He has been charged with domestic related mischief, theft, possession, resisting arrest, and escaping lawful custody.
A Chatham man has been arrested for allegedly trying to steal from Walmart.
Police say the male was arrested by security on Saturday for theft and possession under $5,000.
He was held in custody for a bail hearing.
Chatham-Kent police are investigating a break-in at a barn in Dover Township.
Police say a 2005 20HP John Deere riding mower Model L118 was reported stolen. It’s worth approximately $1,500.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Adam VanKesteren at 519-436- 6600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 222-TIPS (8477).
A garage in Chatham was also broken into over the weekend.
Police say an unknown suspect broke into a garage in Chatham’s north end. A Giant Talon Magnus bicycle has been reported stolen.
The bike is red and black. It’s valued at $800.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Jim Charbonneau at 519-436- 6600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 222-TIPS (8477).