CK police briefs – Friday, September 25, 2020

Three men accused of holding a woman against her will

A 32-year-old man and a 34-year-old man have been arrested and police are still looking for a third suspect after a woman was allegedly held against her will and assaulted in a Chatham residence earlier this week.

Police said the woman was invited to the residence on Wednesday and when she showed up, she was met by three men.

Investigators said a verbal argument started and the woman was then held against her will in the residence and assaulted.

Police said they arrested two of the men Thursday morning and charged them with forcible confinement. They were later released with a future court date.

Officers are still looking for a third man in connection with the case.


Man accused of stealing designer glasses

A 24-year-old Chatham man is charged with theft after he allegedly stole three pairs of glasses from a local eye wear store earlier this month.

Police said the man booked an eye exam at the business under a fake name and took off with two pairs of Ray-Ban glasses and one pair of Versace glasses while an employee was helping other customers at the store.

The total value of the theft was estimated at $850.

Officers were able to identify a suspect after reviewing some surveillance video and police caught up with him Thursday night.

The accused was charged with theft and possession of property obtained by crime and was later released pending a future court date.


$100 theft causes $20,000 in damage

Chatham-Kent police are investigating a break-in at Entegrus on Queen Street that caused some significant damage.

Police said someone broke into a fenced compound there sometime Wednesday night and removed about $100 worth of copper from three hydro pole switches.

The damage caused by that theft is estimated at $20,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Curtis Conn at or 519-436-600 extension #87349.


Teen girl accused of threatening mom

A 14-year-old girl has been arrested after she allegedly threatened her mother during a family dispute in Orford Township.

Police said the girl threatened her mother while officers were at the scene.

She was arrested, charged, and later released pending a future court date.


Running a red light leads to crash in Chatham

A 66-year-old Chatham man is charged with failing to stop at a red light in connection with a two-vehicle crash on Lacroix Street near Tweedsmuir Avenue in Chatham.

Police said they were called to the scene Thursday morning, adding that no injuries were reported and the damages were estimated at $20,000.


Police investigate motorcycle crash

Chatham-Kent police are appealing to the public for tips as they continue to investigate a motorcycle crash that sent one person to the hospital.

Officers said they responded to the single-vehicle collision on Scane Road near Fysh Line Thursday afternoon.

Police said the driver — a 24-year-old man — was taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries, which were considered non-life-threatening.

The damage caused by the crash is estimated at $8,000.

Anyone with information on the collision is asked to contact Constable Josh Flikweert at or 519-355-1092.


Laptop, smartphone, personal ID stolen from motel room

Chatham-Kent police are asking for tips from the public as they work to solve a break-in at a motel room in Chatham.

Police said someone broke into the room early Friday morning and stole a Lenovo laptop, an iPhone XR, some personal identification, and a bank card.

The total value of the theft is estimated at $4,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Chris Reynolds at or 519-436-6600 extension #7337.

Anonymous callers can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.