Police Briefs – Thursday, November 23, 2017

A fight at a Tim Hortons in Chatham has led to charges against a man.

Police say around 11am Wednesday, the 20-year-old suspect allegedly hit another man that he knew in the coffee shop.

No one was injured, but a man from Woodstock was arrested. He was released with a future court date.


A 69-year-old woman is okay but her vehicle is not, following a crash at a Chinese restaurant in Chatham.

Police say a vehicle hopped a curve and went into Kung Fu Chinese Food, located on Queen St. and Park Ave. Thursday morning.

The Chatham woman suffered no injuries. Damage to the vehicle is pegged at $10,000, while building damages are around $5,000.

No charges have been laid. Police say the investigation is ongoing.


Police were called to a domestic incident in Chatham that involved a knife Wednesday night.

A woman and her boyfriend were arguing at their home around 10pm when the woman hit the man in the head.

Police say she then grabbed a knife, but the boyfriend was able to hide inside a bedroom. That didn’t stop her as she started kicking the bedroom door, causing minor damage.

A 35-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with assault, assault with a weapon, possession of a dangerous weapon, and mischief.


One of Chatham-Kent’s most wanted is in custody.

Police say the 39-year-old woman was arrested in Sarnia on Wednesday for theft, possession of stolen property, and failing to attend court.

She was transferred to police headquarters in Chatham to await a bail hearing.


Another woman was also arrested in Sarnia on Wednesday.

A warrant was issued for her arrest after she didn’t show up to court back in October.

The 35-year-old woman was arrested and charged with failing to comply and failing to attend court, but also trespassing at night, and assault.