CK police briefs – Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Man Charged with Breaching his Probation

Police in Chatham-Kent have arrested a man who apparently can’t follow orders.

The unidentified man of no fixed address was put on probation with several conditions on August 2, 2019 but was arrested Monday afternoon after he went to a woman’s home. One of his conditions was not to be within 100 metres of where the specific unidentified woman lives or works. The suspect was arrested a short distance away from the woman’s home.

The 30-year-old man has been charged with breaching his probation order.

Executed Warrants

A bunch of suspects wanted by Chatham-Kent police were rounded up on Monday.

A 56-year-old Blenheim man wanted for uttering threats and failing to attend court was arrested.

Then, a 45-year-old Essex woman wanted for fraud-related offences and failing to comply with her release conditions was arrested by the OPP.

Officers also found a man who was wanted for failing to attend his bail supervision appointment in December. The 50-year-old Chatham man was arrested on Adelaide Street.

And finally, a 25-year-old Chatham woman wanted for failing to comply with her release conditions turned herself in to police.

Break and Enter in Tilbury

Police are investigating a break and enter in Tilbury.

Investigators said sometime between Sunday and Monday, someone forced their way into a home on Athlone Road and stole televisions, a PS4 gaming system and a microwave.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Amy McClellan at amym@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87214. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Attempted theft at car wash

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in locating a would-be thief.

Shortly before 10 p.m. Friday, an unknown man allegedly tried to pry open the chance machine at the Car nad Dog Wash on Park Avenue East in Chatham. He was unable to open the machine but caused $1,000 worth of damage.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s, wearing a dark puffy jacket with a fur-lined hood, a white FILA sweatshirt and dark pants. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

Theft of Tools in Chatham

Chatham-Kent police are searching for thieves who stole $15,000 worth of tools in Chatham.

Police said sometime late Sunday night or early Monday morning, someone entered a shed on Longwoods Road and stole:

– 15-20 yellow DeWalt drills

– DeWalt batteries

– Various hand tools

– Yellow Stihl chainsaw

– Yellow Stihl leaf blower

– Red Honda 5000w generator

The red Honda generator was recovered in a stolen boat behind 190 Thames Street in Chatham Monday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Nicole Bechard at nicolebe@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87057. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Theft of Electronics in Romney Township

Chatham-Kent police are also investigating a theft in Romney Township.

Authorities said sometime late Friday night or early Saturday morning, someone entered an unlocked garage on Talbot Trail and stole a 42” TCL Roku television and an HDTV antenna with an estimated value of $330.

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.

Traffic Enforcement

A mother and daughter have been charged with failing to wear their seatbelts in Tilbury.

The 44-year-old woman and her 19-year-old daughter were caught during traffic enforcement on Mill Street West on Monday afternoon.

Police are reminding people that failing to wear a seatbelt is a $240 ticket and 2 demerit points.

“Seatbelts save lives…so buckle up and drive carefully,” said Chatham-Kent Police Public Information Officer Renee Cowell.