CK police briefs – Friday, September 7, 2018

Man Charged with Assault and Animal Cruelty

A Chatham man was charged with cruelty to animals and three counts of assault.

Police said the 35-year-old was arrested Thursday afternoon in connection with a “historical domestic related investigation.”

Officers added he was released pending a future court date of September 19, 2018.


Man Charged with Failing to Attend Court and Uttering Threats

A Wheatley man is being held in custody for allegedly threatening a superintendent.

Police said the 63-year-old failed to attend court on August 17, 2018, and a warrant was subsequently issued for his arrest.

Officers added they received information the man allegedly threatened the superintendent of an apartment building in Chatham Thursday and was later arrested.

The man has been charged with failing to attend court and uttering threats. Police said they he is being held in custody pending a bail hearing.


Multiple Motor Vehicle Collisions                                                                                           

Police responded to a couple of accidents recently that resulted in charges.

Police said the first occurred Thursday afternoon. They responded to a two-vehicle collision on Bloomfield Road. According to officers, no one was injured, but the total damage was estimated at $8,000.

A 49-year-old man was charged with an offence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.

A separate driver has been charged with careless driving in a single vehicle accident. The incident also happened Thursday afternoon on Rosedale Line.

Police reported minor injuries in that case. The driver, a 27-year-old Tilbury man, was charged.