CK police briefs- Monday, October 12, 2020

Charges laid after collision 

A 33-year-old is facing charges after a single-vehicle collision in Chatham.

Around 2 p.m. Sunday police responded to the collision on Prince Albert Road. The driver had struck a guard rail.

Through investigation, police believed the man was driving while under the influence of a drug. The man was arrested and transported to police headquarters where a Drug Recognition Expert conducted an evaluation. As a result, police believed the man was impaired by a drug.

The Chatham man was charged accordingly and given a future court date.


Storage container break in

Police are investigating after a break and enter in Blenheim.

Around 4 a.m. Sunday, an unknown person or persons went to a local business and broke into storage containers behind the building.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Joel Rehill at joelr@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension 84994.  Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.


Confrontation call leads to arrest 

A 46-year-old man is facing a pair of charges after an incident in Chatham on Sunday morning.

Officers responded to the report of a confrontation on Beechwood Crescent.

Officers attended the scene and located two men. According to police, one man was a tenant of the building and the other had attended the property.

Through investigation, officers learned that the man who entered the property was currently bound by conditions.

As a result, he was arrested and charged with failing to comply with his release conditions and possession of a controlled substance. The man was held for bail.