Police Briefs – Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Allegedly lying to police landed a man in Wallaceburg in custody.

Officers were called to a business on McNaughton Ave. Tuesday night because a man was acting suspiciously.

The suspect identified himself to police, he was told of the complaint and left the store.

An hour later, police learned the man was not who he said he was, and that he was wanted on an outstanding warrant.

The 25-year-old was located and arrested. He’s charged with identity fraud and obstructing police.


A pair of family disputes are under investigation.

Police were called to home a Chatham last night after a teen allegedly assaulted his father during an argument. The 15-year-old was arrested and charged.

Wednesday morning, officers were called to a residence in Wallaceburg after a woman reported that she had been assaulted and threatened by her son, who also threatened his step-father, and threatened to damage his mom’s vehicle.

A 36-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault, mischief, and two counts of uttering threats.


A RIDE spot check in Blenheim stopped 15 vehicles Wednesday night.

Chatham-Kent police say there were no infractions.