CK police briefs – Friday, January 10, 2020

Men accused of shooting handgun in Wallaceburg

Two men are facing charges after allegedly shooting at a tree from an apartment building in Wallaceburg.

Police said officers were called to an apartment on Wallace Street on Thursday after reports were made of shots fired into a bush area. Two men were found inside the apartment unit in question, along with a disassembled nine millimetre Ruger handgun, extended magazine, and ammunition.

A 38-year-old Wallaceburg man and a 35-year-old Walpole Island man are both charged with weapons dangerous and being in possession of a restricted firearm with a prohibited magazine. The Wallaceburg man is also charged with being in possession of a firearm contrary to a court order, while the Walpole Island man is additionally charged with failing to comply with his release conditions.

Both men have been held in police custody for a bail hearing.
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Driver allegedly passes stopped school bus

A 25-year-old Chatham man is facing charges after allegedly passing a stopped school bus.

Police said the school bus had its lights activated when it stopped on Raleigh Street in Chatham on Wednesday afternoon to drop off some kids. An officer with the Traffic Unit had been nearby and stopped the vehicle on Patteson Avenue.

The 25-year-old is now charged with failing to stop for a school bus and driving with a suspended licence. He has a court date set for February 26.

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Teen charged with mischief

A 16-year-old is charged with mischief after allegedly damaging a door during a family dispute.

Police said the teen was arrested on Thursday and held in custody for a bail hearing.

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Men allegedly caught out past their curfew

A traffic stop in Wallaceburg has resulted in the arrest of two 30-year-old men.

An officer stopped a vehicle on McNaughton Avenue on Friday around 2 a.m. for having unregistered plates. Officers said both the driver and passenger had court-ordered curfews.

A man from Ridgetown and a man from Bothwell have since been charged with failing to comply with their release conditions.

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Fast drivers stopped in Tilbury

A few drivers have been caught putting too much pressure on the gas pedal.

Officers with the Traffic Unit were out on Mill Street West in Tilbury on Thursday, conducting traffic enforcement.

Four drivers were stopped and charged with speeding.
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TV stolen during Chatham break-in

Police are investigating a break-in where someone stole a 40” Samsung television.

Officers said someone forced their way into a residence on Jeffery Street in Chatham sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Dan Clark at danielc@chatham-kent.ca or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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People arrested on warrants

A few people have been arrested after Chatham-Kent police executed some warrants on Thursday.

Police said a 63-year-old Wallaceburg man wanted in connection with a disturbance on Christmas Day was arrested Thursday morning. He has been charged with mischief under $5,000 and two counts of uttering threats. The 63-year-old will have to answer to those charges in court on January 24.

A 29-year-old man who had been arrested in connection with a bank robbery in March of 2019, had been wanted for allegedly failing to comply with his probation order. Dale Mason-Delaney was arrested on Thursday night. He has a future court date set for January 29.

Lastly, an 18-year-old man wanted by Sarnia Police Services had been picked up by officers in Chatham and handed over for court purposes.