CK police briefs – Friday, August 16, 2019

Drug possession charge laid against Chatham man

A 40-year-old Chatham man is facing drug-related charges after he was allegedly found in a parking lot with a loaded syringe containing methamphetamine.

Police said the 40-year-old had been under several court-ordered conditions, one of which was to not possess or consume unlawful drugs. Officers spotted the man in a parking lot on Wellington Street in Chatham on Thursday morning, just before noon. It’s alleged that the man had been under the influence of drugs.

The 40-year-old has since been charged with drug possession and failing to comply with his release conditions.

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Wallaceburg apartment ransacked

Chatham-Kent police are investigating a break-in at an apartment unit on Wallace Street in Wallaceburg.

Police said the break-in happened sometime between Wednesday night and Thursday afternoon. The suspects “ransacked” the apartment and caused approximately $700 worth of damages.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-436-6600 ext. 87310 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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Wanted Windsor woman arrested

A 31-year-old woman from Windsor who had been wanted for possession of a stolen credit card, breaching conditions, and failing to attend court has been arrested.

Officers said she was transported back to Chatham-Kent Thursday afternoon. She has since been released with a future court date.

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Wanted man turns himself in

A 30-year-old man from Walpole Island, wanted for domestic-related offences has turned himself in.

Police said the man has been charged with assault, assault with a weapon, forcible confinement, mischief under $5,000, break and enter, and failing to comply.

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Charges laid in theft and traffic incidents

Impaired driving and theft charges have been laid against a 29-year-old man from Walpole Island.

Chatham-Kent police said the 29-year-old had been arrested Thursday night as he was wanted in connection with a traffic stop in Chatham and a shoplifting incident from the Walmart in Wallaceburg.

He has since been charged with impaired driving, theft under $5,000, and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000.