CK police briefs – Monday, September 9, 2019

Unwanted texts leads to domestic violence charges

A 41-year-old Chatham man is charged with four counts of assault and two counts of mischief after police got a call about him texting his ex-girlfriend.

Officers said the man was first accused of sending unwanted texts to his ex and then, further investigation showed that the man had allegedly assaulted the woman and damaged some property in her home while they were still in a relationship.

The accused was arrested, charged, and taken into custody pending a bail hearing.


Accused shoplifter arrested after skipping out on court

A 23-year-old Wallaceburg woman is back in police custody after allegedly skipping a scheduled court appearance in July.

Chatham-Kent police said the woman was supposed to show up for court on July 19 to answer to a charge after allegedly stealing a bottle of 19 Crimes wine from the LCBO in Wallaceburg back on June 29.

Officers caught up with the woman at around 8 p.m. Sunday and arrested her. She was taken into custody pending a bail hearing.


Vehicle, driver pulled off the road after traffic stop

A 21-year-old Kent Bridge woman who wasn’t supposed to be driving is in more trouble with the law now.

Police said an officer on general patrol pulled the woman over on Longwoods Road shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday after running a check on the license plates and learning that the driver was allegedly suspended from driving.

The accused was charged and ordered to appear in court on October 2.

Her vehicle was also impounded for seven days and her driver’s license was seized.


CK cop tops Michigan motorcycle skills competition

A Chatham-Kent police constable is returning to Chatham-Kent with a handful of medals after a successful weekend at the Bikes and Bricks motorcycle competition in Flint, Michigan.

Constable Scott Renders won the following prizes in the 50yrs+ category:

– Skills Competition – 1st place
– Team Ride – 2nd place
– Slow Ride – 3rd place
– Challenge Course – 3rd place