CK police briefs – Friday, March 20, 2020

Pair charged with break and enter

Breaking into a home under construction in Chatham has landed a man and woman in trouble with Chatham-Kent police.

Police were called to the home Cabot Trail around 8 a.m. on Thursday and determined approximately $3,000 worth of tools were stolen.

Officers obtained surveillance video showing two people on bicycles carrying items on their handlebars. The pair allegedly went to a local motel, then took a cab to a residence on Grey Street, leaving a stolen item behind in the cab.

The suspects were identified and arrested around 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

The 35-year-old man and 37-year-old woman, both from Chatham, were charged with break and enter and being in possession of property obtained by a crime. They were taken to the courthouse pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with theft

A Chatham man has been charged in connection with a bicycle theft.

Chatham-Kent police said a resident of Andrea Drive in Chatham reported that his mountain bicycle was just stolen around 7 p.m. on Thursday.

The resident was able to give a physical description of the suspect to police, and officers located the man riding the bicycle on Princess Street just before 10 p.m. Thursday.

A 36-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with theft and being in possession of property obtained by a crime. He was released pending a future court date.

Man charged with break and enter

Chatham-Kent police made an arrest Thursday evening after finding an insecure door at the rear of a business under construction on Grand Avenue West in Chatham.

Police said officers were first at the scene at around 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Officers located a man in the area in possession of tools stolen from the business.

A 61-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with break and enter, and being in possession of property obtained by a crime. He was later released pending a future court date.

Man arrested on outstanding warrant

A report of a suspicious man and woman has landed a local man behind bars.

Police said they received a call around 1 a.m. on Friday about the pair behind a business on St. Clair Street in Chatham.

An officer located them and learned that the man was wanted for failing to attend court last week.

The 41-year-old Chatham man was arrested and is being held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Bicycle Registry

Do you or your kids have a bicycle? Are you looking for something to do at home today while you self-isolate?

Police are asking you to take the time to register your bicycle. Officers said this will increase the chances of having your bicycle returned to you if it is lost or stolen and recovered by police.

To learn more about our Bicycle Registry, please visit http://ckpolice.com/bicycle-registry/.