Police Briefs – December 1, 2017

A 53-year-old Port Lambton woman has been charged with impaired driving following a single-vehicle crash Thursday night.

Police say the crash happened on Talbot Trail and Kent Bridge Rd. around 11:30pm.

Officers suspected the woman of having alcohol in her system and took her back to a police station for breath tests.

She was charged and released with a court date on December 15.


A business on St. Clair St. in Chatham had an unexpected surprise Thursday afternoon.

Police were called around 2:30pm for complaints of a suspected drunk man inside the store.

As a result, a 61-year-old Windsor man was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place.


A 27-year-old Wallaceburg man has been arrested in connection with an assault that happened on November 29.

Police say two men had been talking about tools when things escalated and the suspect allegedly punched the other male in the face.

No medical attention was needed. However, police couldn’t find the suspect and so an arrest warrant was issued.

Officers found the suspect Thursday night. The Wallaceburg man has since been charged with assault.


A 30-year-old Blenheim man has been charged with mischief and failing to comply following an argument Thursday night.

Police say the Blenheim man was released from custody in October with conditions, one of which was to stay away from a specific woman.

On Thursday night around 7:30pm, the 30-year-old got into an argument with another man in a parking lot.

The suspect allegedly took a knife and slashed the other man’s truck tire.

Police were called and officers later found out that the suspect had also been in contact with the woman he should have stayed away from.

Just before midnight, officers found the suspect and made an arrest.


Police have arrested a 19-year-old Ridgetown man for allegedly possessing stolen property.

Officers executed a search warrant at a home on Lisgar St. in Ridgetown on November 24.

Police say they found a construction traffic barrel, an orange Hill Rd. street sign, and street signs from the intersection of Hill Rd. and Green Line.

The 19-year-old has since been charged with three counts of possession of property obtained by crime.