CK police briefs – Friday, November 30, 2018

Police find oxycodone pills during drug bust

Chatham-Kent police have arrested three people over the age of 60 after allegedly finding some oxycodone pills at a residence in Wallaceburg.

Police said they found the pills while they were executing a search warrant on Thursday.

A 61-year-old woman, a 69-year-old man, and a 71-year-old woman who all live on First Street in Wallaceburg are all charged with drug possession now.

They were arrested and later released with conditions and a future court date.


Alleged shoplifter arrested in Chatham

A 37-year-old man is accused of stealing a pair of mechanic gloves from Canadian Tire in Chatham.

Officers said they arrested him after getting a call about a shoplifting incident Thursday afternoon.

Police said a man took off on a bicycle after stealing a pair of gloves from the store, but officers were able to track a suspect down on Parry Drive. Officers said the man they arrested fit the physical description of the suspect and he was allegedly wearing the stolen gloves when police caught up with him.

The accused was later released with conditions and a future court date.


Two men arrested for domestic assault

Chatham-Kent police have tracked down a pair of local men who were wanted in connection with two separate domestic violence investigations.

In the first case, officers arrested a 28-year-old Chatham man late Thursday afternoon in downtown Chatham who was wanted for domestic-related offences and failing to comply with his release conditions.

In the second case, a 29-year-old Thamesville man was arrested Thursday night because he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend after they got into an argument.

Police said the man also took off in his mom’s vehicle without her permission.

Officers found him a short distance away and charged him two counts of assault and one count of taking a motor vehicle without consent. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.


Driving with a suspended licence

Chatham-Kent police have charged a Blenheim man who was allegedly caught driving when he wasn’t supposed to be behind the wheel.

Officers said they pulled him over in the Blenheim area Thursday afternoon and pulled his vehicle off the road when they learned that his driver’s licence was suspended and he didn’t provide them with proof of insurance.