Police Briefs – Friday February 02, 2018

Woman Charged with Public Mischief

A Chatham woman has been charged with public mischief after allegedly lying to police about physical abuse at the hands of her boyfriend.

The 33-year-old reported the incident to police in December and her boyfriend was charged but she had a change of heart and advised police Thursday night that the allegations are not true.

Two Men Arrested for Public Intoxication

A 17-year-old man was arrested early Friday morning for being drunk in the bathroom at Tim Horton’s in Wallaceburg.

He was found sleeping and when officers approached him, they say the teen couldn’t stand up on his own and it was evident that he was highly intoxicated.

Thursday morning, a 62-year-old Chatham man was yelling profanities and being combative with others in the common area of a complex on Fourth St. in Chatham. Officers responded and found that he was unsteady on his feet and unable to care for himself due to drunkenness.

He is charged with being intoxicated in a public place.

‘Out of Towner’ Charged with Failing to Comply

A Manitoba man has been found in Chatham breaking his court conditions to stay in Manitoba.

He was released from custody December 2016 and told to live in Manitoba and obey a curfew between 9pm and 6am.

The 37-year-old Steinbach man was arrested at an address on Houston St. in Chatham Thursday morning and charged with failing to comply with a court order.

Man Charged with Failing to Attend Court

A Tilbury man charged with six counts of drug possession is back in trouble.

In June, the 20-year-old was released from custody and was required to attend court January 11 but failed to attend.

He was arrested Thursday night.