CK police briefs – Thursday, September 6, 2018

Glass door shattered at LCBO

Chatham-Kent police said a 44-year-old man of no fixed address is charged with mischief after a glass door was smashed at the LCBO on Wellington St. in Chatham.

Police said a man walked into the store at around 3 p.m. Wednesday and kicked a glass door after he was refused service and asked to leave.

Officers found a suspect a short distance from the scene, charged him with mischief, and held him in custody until he sobered up.


No licence, no plates, no insurance

A Wheatley man is charged with a handful of driving offences after police responded to a broken down vehicle on Queens Line early Thursday morning.

Officers said shortly after arriving at the scene, they learned that the driver was suspended from driving for medical reasons and couldn’t provide proof of insurance.

They also saw that the vehicle was unplated.

The vehicle was towed from the roadway and the man is now scheduled to appear in court later this month.


Vehicle stolen from Bush Line

Chatham-Kent police are trying to track down a silver minivan that was stolen from a residence on Bush Line just north of Chatham earlier this week.

Police said the 2011 Dodge Caravan was taken sometime between 7 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday — it was last seen with the Ontario licence plates CBEX 944.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Jim Charbonneau at or 519-436-6600 ext. 85084.


Theft in Orford Township

Police are appealing to the public for tips as they try to solve a theft in Chatham-Kent’s east end.

Officers said late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, someone stole a driveway spraying machine with a Honda motor, a gas can, and some change from a vehicle that was parked on Muirkirk Line.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mark Smith at or 519-436-6600 ext. 87162. You can also submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.