A 36-year-old man is accused of choking his girlfriend after an alleged incident in Dover on Sunday.

CK police briefs – Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Man wanted for shoplifting in Chatham arrested in London

A 43-year-old London man who was wanted in connection with a shoplifting incident at the Real Canadian Superstore in Chatham has been arrested.

Chatham-Kent police said he was picked up by London police Tuesday morning and transported to Chatham-Kent for court purposes.

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Failing to comply with release conditions

A 23-year-old Chatham man is in more trouble with police now after allegedly going out without his surety.

Police said the man was released from custody at the end of November in 2018 with several conditions including one that required him to remain in his residence at all times unless he was accompanied by his surety.

An officer on general patrol reported seeing the man in the backseat of a vehicle that was stopped by police at around 11 p.m. Tuesday night.

The surety was not in the vehicle, so the man was arrested and charged with failing to comply with his release conditions. He was also arrested on two outstanding warrants and has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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Failing to attend court leads to arrest

A 28-year-old Wallaceburg man is back in police custody after allegedly skipping out on a scheduled court date earlier this month.

CK police said they arrested the man at around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday after an officer on general patrol spotted the man on McNaughton Avenue in Wallaceburg.

The accused has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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Domestic-related arrest

A 53-year-old man who was wanted for criminal harassment and uttering threats has been arrested after he turned himself in at police headquarters in Chatham.

Police said a warrant was issued for the man’s arrest in November 2018, adding he has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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E-Bike and bicycle stolen

Chatham-Kent police are asking for the public’s help as they try to track down a black e-bike and a teal mountain bike that were stolen from the backyard of a residence on Longwoods Road just outside of Chatham.

Police said the e-bike had an attached bicycle trailer. The total value of the theft is estimated at $1,400.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Darcy Lunn at darcyl@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #85385. You can also submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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Coffee with a cop

Chatham-Kent police will be hosting an informal “Coffee with a Cop” event at McDonald’s on St. Clair Street in Chatham next week.

It’ll run from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 23.