CK police briefs – Sunday, February 9, 2020

Man arrested for theft and possession under $5,000

On January 21, a Chatham man was allegedly caught on camera at a Queen St. business concealing property and leaving the premises without making any attempt to pay for the items.

The 37-year-old male was located and arrested for theft and possession under $5,000. He was transported to Chatham-Kent Police headquarters where he was processed and released with a future court date.

Break and Enter in Dresden

During the overnight hours on Saturday, a suspect(s) entered a storage shed located on Metcalfe Ave in Dresden by forcing open the door. Police said 3,900 aluminum cans that were set aside to be donated were stolen. Value is $390.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Robert or 519-436-6600 extension #8676. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Man held on assault charges

Police attended a Chatham address on Saturday in regard to a domestic dispute. After an investigation of the incident, a 37-year-old male was arrested and charged with assault with weapon and assault. The accused was transported to Chatham-Kent Police headquarters where he was held for bail.

Man in Wallaceburg arrested on breach of release conditions

Police conducted a traffic stop in Wallaceburg on Saturday. A male driver was found in the company of a female contrary to previous recognizance release conditions. The man was arrested, transported to Chatham-Kent Police headquarters where he was processed and released with a future court date.

Police follow footprints to find break-in suspects

Chatham-Kent police responded to a suspicious person call on Sunday near Bates Line after the homeowner’s alarm was set off and determined that their garage had been entered. Officers followed footprints in the snow covering a large area.

During the track, police located several discarded items by the suspects. The tracks were followed for over an hour resulting in two male parties being apprehended.

One of the men was also on a recognizance with a curfew condition. The investigation is ongoing at this time as several other break and enters were discovered as well as thefts and damage. Both parties will be facing numerous charges.