Police Briefs – Tuesday, November 14, 2017

A Chatham man is facing numerous charges, including drug possession, after allegedly violating his probation.

An officer stopped a man on Adelaide St. in Chatham just after 1am Tuesday for riding his bicycle on the sidewalk, but the man allegedly gave police a fake name.

An investigation revealed his actual identity and that he was out past his curfew. The 30-year-old was arrested for obstructing police and failing to comply.

During the arrest, police allegedly found him to be in possession of four different kinds of drugs: hydromorphone, cocaine, marijuana, and suboxone. He was then charged with found courts of possession of a controlled substance.


Police are investigating after a building under construction on St. Clair St. in Chatham was broken into.

Sometime between Friday, November 10 and Monday, November 13 at 7:30am, three separate and secure construction trailers were forcefully broken into.

Around $4,000 in damage was caused, and $4,600 worth of power tools were taken.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Chatham-Kent police or Crime Stoppers.