Police are looking for suspects after a break and enter on Bothwell Street, in Chatham.

CK police briefs – Thursday, September 5, 2019

Man accused of attempting to choke his pregnant girlfriend

A Windsor man is facing a number of charges after an argument with his girlfriend took a violent turn.

Chatham-Kent police said the man allegedly assaulted his girlfriend, who is pregnant, during an argument at a Chatham residence early Thursday morning.

Officers were called to the scene at around 3 a.m. and arrested the man. He’s also accused of damaging the woman’s cell phone earlier in the week during a separate argument.

The 22-year-old man is charged with mischief, assault, and attempting to choke. He was taken into custody pending a bail hearing.


Drunk in public

A 49-year-old Wallaceburg woman spent the night at police headquarters after allegedly having a bit too much to drink.

Police said they picked her up after they were called to a disturbance on Minnie Street in Wallaceburg at around 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers said the woman was intoxicated and unable to care for herself, so they took her into custody.

She was charged with being intoxicated in a public place and released once she sobered up.


Break-in at hair salon

Chatham-Kent police are appealing to the public for tips after someone broke into First Choice Haircutters on St. Clair Street in Chatham.

Officers said some loose change was stolen from the cash register. The damage to the glass front door — which was smashed — is estimated at $500.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ryan Gardiner at ryang@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87305. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.


Garage break-in

Police are working to track down some electronics that were stolen after someone broke into a garage on Turnbull Avenue in Wallaceburg.

Officers said a set of ‘Studio’ Bluetooth speakers and a grey 20v Maximum drill were both reported stolen during the break-in, which police believe happened sometime over the past week.

The speakers and the drill have an estimated combined value of $300.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mark Charron at markch@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87274. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.


Charity golf tournament

Chatham-Kent police are inviting members of the public to join them at an upcoming charity golf tournament in support of Special Olympics.

It’s taking place at the Links of Kent in Chatham on September 8 with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

You can find more information at https://ckpolice.com/.