Police Briefs- Saturday, October 21, 2017

Chatham-Kent police are investigating after expensive tools were stolen from a Blenheim home.

On Friday, police went to a home on Sheldrick St. in Blenheim to investigate a break and enter.

According to police, the owner came home after being away for a week and discovered that someone had broken in and stolen some items.

Police say about $500 in various tools were taken.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Steve Donald at stevend@chatham-kent.ca. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

A Blenheim man has been arrested for assault after he allegedly punched and threw a beer bottle at a person.

Police say on Friday, two intoxicated men began to argue inside a house on Lumley St. in Blenheim.

According to police, the argument escalated and one of the men started punching the other in the head and neck. When the man tried to get away, the other man allegedly threw a beer bottle at him and broke a window.

Police were called and found the man walking down the street.

A 44-year-old Blenheim man was arrested for assault and mischief under $5,000. He was taken to Chatham-Kent Police Service and released with a future court date of November 10.

A Blenheim man has been arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Chatham-Kent police say on October 10, a man was released on a several conditions after facing 16 criminal charges. One of the conditions was to notify police of his address within 24 hours of his release.

According to police, the man failed to comply with this condition and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Police say on Saturday, the man turned himself into police and was arrested for the outstanding warrant.

A 21-year-old Blenheim man was charged with breach of recognizance and held in custody pending a bail hearing.