Police Briefs – Tuesday, April 10, 2018

A Chatham man is in custody after he allegedly tried to hide from police in a dumpster.

Police received a call Monday morning about two suspicious men near Tecumseh Park.

Officers found one of the men riding a bicycle and carrying tools, but say he jumped off the bike and ran when he saw police.

A 22-year-old was allegedly found hiding in a garbage dumpster on Sparks St. and was arrested on outstanding warrants.


Hiding behind some pallets didn’t turn out for well for a pair of Chatham men.

Officers were called to Goodwill Industries on National Rd. Monday night after two men were spotted inside the fenced compound removing items from the donation bins.

Police found the men hiding behind a stack of pallets near the bin and arrested them.

A 39-year-old and 57-year old are both charged with break and enter and possession of stolen property.


A disturbance has led to assault charges for a 56-year-old Chatham man.

Police say the incident Monday night involved two men that knew each other.

A 30-year-old was assaulted and taken to the hospital in Chatham with non-threatening injuries.

The suspect was arrested and charged with assault causing bodily harm, and assault with a weapon.


Police are investigating a break and enter on Aldean St. in Chatham.

Sometime Monday afternoon, two chainsaws were stolen from an unlocked garage. One chainsaw is a Stihl Wood Boss 15 inch gas-powered model, while the other was a Georgeston 16 inch electric model. The chainsaws are worth $1,000.


Police are also looking into a theft on Water St. in Wallaceburg.

Thieves forced their way into the residence between 5pm and 9:30pm on Monday and stole a television, laptop, and a gaming system.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CK police or Crime Stoppers.


An expired licence plate tag has landed a Wallaceburg man is trouble.

An officer pulled the man over on Arnold St. Monday morning for the expired tag, and also discovered that the driver did not have a licence and the vehicle was not insured.

The 50-year-old is charged with driving without a permit, driving without a license, and driving with no insurance. His vehicle was towed from the scene.


A Chatham woman was arrested for failing to comply with her daily curfew.

A warrant was issued for the suspect’s arrest after officers were unable to locate her during a compliance check back in March.

Police arrested the 29-year-old Monday morning.


A Dresden teen is in trouble with police after allegedly breaking a release condition.

Officers found the 17-year-old with a teenage girl he was told not to associate with after being released from custody back in March.

The teen has been charged with failing to comply.