CK police briefs – Friday, February 8, 2019

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

Police officer allegedly assaulted during arrest

A 26-year-old Wallaceburg man is accused of resisting arrest and hitting a Chatham-Kent police officer.

Police said while the man was being arrested Thursday morning for trespassing, he allegedly hit an officer in the nose. No serious injuries were reported.

Officers originally responded to the call after the man reportedly refused to leave a residence in Wallaceburg.

The accused was taken into custody and was charged with trespassing, resisting arrest, and assaulting a police officer. He was later released with conditions and a future court date.


Man arrested after breaking into relative’s home

Chatham-Kent police have arrested a 29-year-old man who allegedly broke into a family member’s home in Wallaceburg.

Police said the man forced his way in Thursday morning and was arrested a short distance away from the residence, which he had previously been ordered to stay away from.

Officers also allegedly found some methamphetamine on the man after they arrested him.

A 29-year-old man of no fixed address is now charged with break and enter, failing to comply with his release conditions, breach of probation, and drug possession. He was taken into custody pending a bail hearing.


Wanted man arrested while riding a bike

A 30-year-old Chatham man who was wanted for assault with a weapon and failing to attend court was arrested early Friday morning in Chatham.

Police said the man was allegedly spotted riding a bicycle without a proper light on Cornhill Street.

As a result of their investigation, police learned the man was wanted on a pair of outstanding warrants, so they arrested him and took him back to police headquarters.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.


Cables, extension cords stolen in Blenheim

Chatham-Kent police are investigating a pair of thefts in Blenheim that both took place earlier this week.

Officers said in the first case, some electrical cables were stolen from two trucks that were parked on Industrial Avenue sometime between 7 p.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. Thursday.

In the second case, thieves took off with two 50′ extension cords after breaking into a locked compound of Thompsons Ltd. on Chatham Street in Blenheim sometime late at night Thursday.

Anyone with information regarding either of these thefts is encouraged to contact Constable Ken Koke at or 519-436-6600 extension #87178.

Anonymous callers can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.