CK police briefs – Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Car stolen with shotgun and ammunition in trunk

Chatham-Kent police are looking for a red 2011 Chevy Cruz that was stolen with a shotgun and ammunition in the trunk.

The vehicle was taken from Holland Avenue in Chatham sometime between 9 p.m. on Sunday and 8 a.m. on Monday.

Police said it was left unlocked with the keys inside. It also had a Benelli Super Black Eagle II 12 gauge semi-automatic shotgun with ammunition in the trunk.

The car was last seen with Ontario license plates BMVJ 425.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Wayne Plaquet at waynepl@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87040.

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Tools stolen in Wallaceburg

Various tools were stolen after a workshop in Wallaceburg was broken into over the weekend.

Police said thieves forced their way into the workshop on Water Street and stole $800 worth of tools.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Chadd Murphy at chaddm@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87266.

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Man charged with failing to comply

A 30-year-old Walpole Island man has been charged after allegedly contacting a woman he was told to stay away from.

Police said when the man was released from court, one of the conditions was that he not communicate with a specific Wallaceburg woman.

But on Friday, May 10, he allegedly called her and followed her to work.

He was taken into custody Monday afternoon and is being held pending a bail hearing.

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Jewellery and cash stolen in Chatham

Sometime between 2 pm and 11 pm on Monday, jewellery and cash were stolen from a home on Canterbury Street.

Police said unknown suspects forced their way into the home.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kelly McCormack at kellymc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 85118.

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Man charged with failing to sign in

A 36-year-old Chatham man is charged with failing to comply after he failed to sign in with police.

He was released back on April 9 with the condition that he sign in at police headquarters between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. every Sunday.

Police say he never signed up and he was arrested on Monday morning and taken to the courthouse pending a bail hearing.

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Man charged after breaching probation

A 27-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with failing to follow his probation orders.

One of his probation orders stated he could not go to Value Village in Chatham.

But on Monday night, the staff called the police because of a suspicious man in the store.

He’s been released with a future court date.

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Prescription drug drop off day a success

Over 4,500 narcotic pills were dropped off during the prescription drugs drop off day, almost doubling what was turned over in 2018.

Over 71 kg of other non-narcotic medications were also turned over at the three locations in Chatham, Wallaceburg, and Tilbury on Saturday.

Drugs turned in during the prescription drugs drop off in Chatham, Wallaceburg, and Tilbury on Saturday, May 11th. (Photo courtesy of CK Police)