CK police briefs – Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Drug charges laid after traffic stop

Chatham-Kent police have laid charges against a 32-year-old Chatham woman after they allegedly found some cocaine on her when they pulled a vehicle over Tuesday night.

Officers said they made the discovery after initiating a traffic stop in the area of William Street and Duluth Street in Chatham at around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The woman also allegedly had some open alcohol with her at the time.

Police said the woman was charged with drug possession and failing to comply with her release conditions.


Man allegedly found with illegal weapon, drugs

A 27-year-old man of no fixed address is facing a number of charges after police allegedly found him walking around in Chatham with a taser, a pellet gun, and some hydromorphone on him.

Police said they found the man while they were responding to a call at around 9 a.m. Tuesday about a suspicious person looking into vehicles on Richmond Street in Chatham.

Officers also learned that the man was wanted by Sarnia police.

He was arrested on the outstanding warrant and is being held in custody pending a bail hearing.


Charges laid after run-in with security officer

Two people in their 20s are facing charges after an incident in Chatham where a security officer was threatened with a knife.

Chatham-Kent police said the officer was threatened while he was confronting a man and a woman who were allegedly leaving a store on Grand Avenue West in Chatham at around 7 p.m. Tuesday night with some stolen items.

Police said the man who was being confronted by the officer allegedly threw a stolen item at the officer and threatened him with a knife before taking off with the woman.

Officers were able to track down a pair of suspects a couple of hours later and arrested them both.

A 25-year-old man of no fixed address is now charged with theft, uttering threats, possession of a dangerous weapon, and breaching his probation.

A 24-year-old Chatham woman is also charged with theft in connection with the case.


Police investigate three break-ins

Chatham-Kent police are appealing to the public for tips in connection with three separate break-ins that took place at various times over the past week.

Police said a residence on Talbot Trail in Raleigh Township was targeted sometime between 5pm Monday and 2pm Tuesday — whoever broke in took off with several stolen items and collectibles.

In the second case, someone broke into a residence on Crerar Drive in Chatham sometime Tuesday afternoon and stole some watches, a gold necklace, and some diamond earrings.

And in the third case, police are investigating after someone broke into a residence on Dufferin Avenue in Wallaceburg sometime between September 6 and September 11 and stole four rings and a watch.

Anyone with information on any of these crimes is asked to contact Chatham-Kent police or Crime Stoppers.


Police investigate mischief

Chatham-Kent police are asking for help in identifying two men or the vehicle they were last seen in. The two are wanted in connection with a mischief investigation at a business in Chatham.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-436-6600 ext. 87270 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Police are looking to identify these two men or this vehicle. (Photo courtesy of Chatham-Kent Police Services).