CK police briefs – Monday, June 22, 2020

Man accused of assaulting girlfriend in Chatham

A 44-year-old man has been charged after a woman was found screaming for help in the area of the Black Bridge in Chatham.

Police said several reports of a woman crying for help were called in on Sunday morning.

It’s alleged that her boyfriend assaulted her. Police said it was not a first-time incident of domestic violence involving the two.

The 44-year-old man was later found on Adelaide Street and charged with assault and uttering threats.


Stolen truck recovered

A 60-year-old Wallaceburg man is accused of stealing a truck from a business on McNaughton Avenue.

Officers were called about the theft on Sunday night. The truck was later found behind an apartment building on Wallace Street.

Police said a 60-year-old man was arrested and charged with theft.


Driver stopped for speeding

Charges have been laid after a suspended driver was allegedly caught speeding on Park Avenue in Chatham early Monday morning.

Police said a vehicle was clocked going 74 kilometres per hour in a 50 zone.

A 39-year-old man was charged with speeding and driving while under suspension. He has a court date scheduled for September 16.


Failure to follow probation orders results in charges

A couple of men have been charged with breaching their probation orders in unrelated incidents.

Officers were called to a disturbance at a home on Sunday morning. Police said a 56-year-old Chatham man was found inside of a woman’s home after he was ordered to stay away from it. He now has a¬†future court date set for August 11.

Meanwhile, a 37-year-old man is accused of going to a convenience store in Chatham, even though he was ordered to stay away from the location last week.

The 37-year-old was found near the entrance of the store on Sunday morning. He has a future court date set for August 26.

“We Are You” campaign

Chatham-Kent police are continuing an initiative to have residents get to know the people behind the uniform.

To kick off this week, CKPS is sharing the story of Sergeant Doug Cowell. He is a regular blood donor and advocate for Organ and Tissue Donation, as a way of honouring his late daughter. You can read more about him and the other officers who have been highlighted by clicking, here.