CK police briefs – Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Arrest after assault in Tilbury

A 28-year-old Tilbury man is facing a pair of charges after he allegedly assaulted another man who he knows.

Police said it happened during an incident on Mill Street in Tilbury Monday afternoon.

Officers said as a result of their investigation, the man was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon and failing to comply with his release conditions.

He was taken into custody pending a bail hearing.

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Dark bike ride leads to charges

An early morning bike ride ended with a drug charge in Chatham.

Police said they stopped a woman who was riding a bicycle without a light in the area of Murray Street and Princess Street just before 5 a.m. Tuesday and later learned that she was wanted for breaching her probation and failing to attend court.

Officers said when they were searching the woman, they also found some suspected fentanyl on her.

A 47-year-old Chatham woman was charged with drug possession and taken into custody pending a bail hearing.

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Police seek suspects who broke a baby change table

Chatham-Kent police are looking for three youths in connection with an incident in the men’s washroom of the Tim Hortons on Talbot Street West in Blenheim.

Police said a baby change table in that washroom was damaged earlier this month.

Officers said the first youth was wearing a dark coat, a grey hoodie, and a multi-coloured backpack. The second youth was wearing a grey and yellow toque, beige pants, and a yellow, grey and black coat. The third youth was wearing a red hoodie, beige pants, and a grey, blue, and dark blue winter coat.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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Two arrests on warrants

Chatham-Kent police didn’t have to go very far to find a 37-year-old Chatham man who was wanted in connection with a search warrant that was executed earlier this month in Chatham.

Officers said the man turned himself in at police headquarters Monday morning and was then charged with possession of a banned device, failing to comply with his release conditions, and breaching his probation. He was taken to the courthouse and later released with conditions and a future court date.

Police also arrested a 39-year-old Chatham woman on Monday who was wanted for fraud-related offences and failing to attend court. Officers said she was also later released with conditions and a future court date.

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Police stop some more speeders

Chatham-Kent police were busy targeting dangerous driving habits again on Monday.

Police said they charged 28 motorists with speeding and other Highway Traffic Act offences during enforcement initiatives across the municipality.

Officers also charged nine drivers with speeding while they were monitoring a Community Safety Zone on McNaughton Avenue East in Chatham.