CK police briefs – Monday, January 13, 2020

Family Dispute leads to Charges

A teen has been charged with assault and mischief after a family dispute in Chatham.

Police said the 14-year-old in the home assaulted his mother Monday morning, punched a hole in the wall, and took off with a knife, despite having court conditions not to possess any weapons.

The boy was arrested a short distance away from his house and was also charged with failing to comply with his bail conditions.

Stolen Copper Wiring

Charges have been laid against a Tilbury man after some copper was stolen.

Officers responded to a report of two suspicious men pulling a cart on Sunday morning in the area of Southwest Warehousing on Raleigh Street in Chatham. Police said one of the men was pulling a wagon with five spools of copper wiring covered by a blanket.

The 46-year-old has been charged with possession of property obtained by a crime.

Stolen Items in CK

Police in Chatham-Kent are looking for several thieves.

Investigators said sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, someone entered an unlocked workshop on Longwoods Road and stole various tools and alcohol.

The total value of the theft is estimated at $3,700.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Bryan Vaughan at bryanv@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87164. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Then a truck was stolen in Tilbury sometime on Sunday between midnight and 8:15 a.m. Police said a 4×4 grey GMC Sierra pick-up truck was stolen from a home on Wheatley Road. The truck was last seen with Ontario license plates FZ2 426 and the box was full of tools and firewood.

The total value of the truck is estimated at $3,500.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kevin McCaughley at kevinm@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #84918. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.