Police Briefs – Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Jewellery and other valuables are missing following a break and enter in Chatham.

Police says sometime last Thursday, February 8 or Friday, February 9, thieves forced their way into a building on Queen St. causing $50 in damage.

Once inside, they made off with antique and costume jewellery, along with other unique gold pieces.

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

Examples of some jewellery items that were reported stolen in Chatham. (Photo courtesy of CK police)


A Wallaceburg woman is in trouble with the law after going to her ex-boyfriend’s home uninvited.

Police say the man woke up around 7am Sunday morning to find his ex inside his house.

She allegedly refused to leave at first, and when she did leave, she allegedly stole about $300 worth of items.

The 20-year-old was arrested Monday afternoon when she went back to his house. She’s facing numerous charges, including theft, and possession of stolen property.


Theft charges have been laid after a man was caught stealing from the Real Canadian Superstore in Chatham.

Police say the man allegedly removed $92 worth of items from their packaging and put them inside his coat before leaving the store with his wife. They were stopped outside by store security.

The 34-year-old Ridgetown man is charged with theft and possession of stolen property. His wife was not charged.


Damage is estimated at $5,000 after two vehicles crashed on Keil Dr. near Richmond St. in Chatham.

Only minor injuries were reported in the accident, which happened just before 1pm Monday.

A 29-year-old Chatham woman was charged with making an unsafe left turn.


Personal ID and loose change were stolen for an unlocked vehicle on Howard Rd. in Chatham.

Police say the suspect also entered the homeowner’s garage sometime late Sunday night or early Monday morning, and took $400 in outdoor clothing.

Chatham-Kent Service reminds motorists to remove all valuables from their vehicles and ensure that all doors and windows are locked.