CK police briefs-Monday, September 14, 2020

Assault Charges

A 22-year-old Chatham man has been charged with assault with a weapon after a disturbance near downtown Chatham.

Police allege the man threatened two teens while carrying a knife on King Street East Sunday night. All the parties know each other and no one was injured. The suspect was arrested a short distance away.

A Chatham man has been charged with assault with a weapon, being in possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and uttering threats. He was released pending a future court date of October 13, 2020.

Suspicious Persons

Several charges have been laid against a man and a woman after a suspicious encounter in Chatham.

Police said they received a report of a suspicious man and a woman on Grand Avenue East Sunday night and when officers arrived they quickly learned that the man was bound by conditions not to communicate with the woman.

The 27-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with failing to comply with his release conditions and two counts of breach of probation. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing. The 26-year-old Chatham woman has been charged with facilitating a breach. She was released pending a future court date of October 13, 2020.

Wanted suspects

Two people wanted by Chatham-Kent police have been arrested and charged.

A 23-year-old Chatham man wanted for attempting to cash a stolen cheque in Chatham was arrested Sunday evening. He has been charged with fraud under $5,000, being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000, and presenting a forged document. He was released pending a future court date of October 13, 2020.

Then early Monday morning, a 38-year-old woman from Windsor wanted for theft was taken into custody by Windsor Police and brought back to Chatham to attend court. She is charged with theft under $5,000, being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000, and failing to attend court. She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Careless Driving

A crash in Wallaceburg has landed a woman in the hospital and in trouble with the law.

Police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Dufferin Avenue in Wallaceburg between Hwy 40 and Mirwin Road Sunday morning. A 31-year-old woman was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and was charged with careless driving.