CK police briefs – Wednesday, April 17, 2019April 17, 2019 1:52pm
Chatham break and enter suspects caught
Two people from Windsor have been charged following a break and enter in Chatham.
Chatham-Kent police said a couple spotted a strange vehicle in the driveway of a family member’s home on Eighth Line Tuesday afternoon and called police with the licence plate number. Investigators added the male and female suspects allegedly forced their way into the home and stole various designer purses, wallets, watches, and a cell phone.
Police said the pair asked a homeowner on Vanedie Road if they could use the phone but the homeowner found this suspicious, refused them entry and called police.
The suspect vehicle was later found in a ditch at Glenwood Line and Vanedie Road and the alleged stolen items were recovered along with a rifle in the trunk. Officers tracked down the pair walking on Goudreau Line.
A 34-year-old Windsor man has been charged with break and enter, possession of property obtained by crime over $5000, possession of a firearm while prohibited, and driving while prohibited.
A 41-year-old Windsor woman has been charged with break and enter and possession of property obtained by crime over $5000.
The citizens who called police when they saw or noticed suspicious activity are being thanked for their efforts.
Chatham man charged with assaulting his mom
Police in Chatham-Kent have charged a Chatham man with assaulting his mother during a domestic disturbance at a home in Chatham.
Police said the 29-year-old man allegedly assaulted his mother on Tuesday morning when she picked up his children to babysit them.
Investigators added the alleged assault took place while he was engaged in an argument with his girlfriend.
CK police searching for thieves
Chatham-Kent police need help solving a couple of thefts.
Police said sometime between midnight and 2 p.m. on Tuesday, someone forced their way into a home under construction on Dufferin Avenue in Wallaceburg and allegedly stole approximately $1,000 worth of insulation, drywall tools and plumbing pipes.
Then, somebody took four gold rings worth $7,000 from an unlocked home on Robertson Avenue in Chatham over the past couple days.
Call police at 519-436-6600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) if you have any information.