Police Briefs-November 22, 2017

Man Arrested on Outstanding Warrants

An angry Dresden man with outstanding warrants has finally been caught.

Police say in September, the 23-year-old had an argument with another man he knows and allegedly pulled out a knife and lunged at him.  The victim wasn’t hurt and police couldn’t find the suspect.

Then in October, the suspect became involved in another argument with the same man, intentionally knocked over boxes and broke items belonging to the victim.  Damage is estimated at $520 but again the suspect couldn’t be found.

The suspect was arrested on Wednesday at 2:15am in Wallaceburg and charged with assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and mischief.

Man Charged with Drug Possession

Chatham-Kent police have taken another suspect off the streets.

A 27-year-old Chatham-Kent man was arrested in Chatham at 3am on Wednesday on outstanding warrants and charged with drug possession after a search.

He’s also charged with theft and failing to comply.  Police say the man failed to report to police on a weekly basis and couldn’t be found.  He’s also accused of trying to steal $75 worth of merchandise at Sport Chek in Chatham in November but left and couldn’t be found.

Man Charged with Theft under $5000

A 21-year-old Leamington man has been charged with theft.

Police say security cameras were stolen from a building in Chatham between October 26 and the 27 and officers were looking for the unknown man.  The man turned himself in to police on Wednesday morning.