CK police briefs- Saturday, November 14, 2020

Police investigate trio of break and enters 

Police are looking for information from the public after three break-ins on Friday across the municipality.

On Friday morning, officers responded to a break and enter to a business on Erieau Road in Erieau. Sometime overnight, an unknown person pried open a barn door on the property and took approximately $2,000 worth of tobacco products.

Meanwhile, on Friday morning police responded to a break and enter at a business on Victoria Avenue in Chatham. An unknown man was captured on video entering the building and then exiting a short time later. It is currently unknown if anything was taken.

Also on Victoria Avenue, officers were called to a residence for a report of a break-in. Sometime overnight an unknown person entered a shed on the property and took a black bag containing a chainsaw wrench, grease gin and three chainsaw chains.

All three investigations are ongoing and there are no suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call police or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously.


Stolen vehicle recovered 

A man will have to answer to charges after being found inside an allegedly stolen vehicle in Wallaceburg.

On Friday night, a police officer in the area of Westcourt Boulevard located a Ford pickup truck that had been reported stolen.

A man was inside the vehicle and as a result, the 32-year-old was arrested for possession of stolen property.

He was transported to police headquarters and held for bail.


Warrant arrests 

On Friday morning Chatham-Kent police received information that a man who was wanted on an outstanding warrant was at a business on  Riverview Drive in Chatham.

Police went to the business and located the 48-year-old man. He was arrested on the outstanding warrant for being unlawfully in a dwelling, break and enter, and sexual assault.

He was transported to police headquarters and held for bail.

Elsewhere, on Saturday morning, police responded to an unwanted person complaint at a business on Bloomfield Road in Chatham.

Through investigation, the unwanted man was found to be wanted on an outstanding DNA warrant. The 27-year old was arrested on the strength of the warrant, transported to the police headquarters for booking and held for bail.


Man arrested for bail violation

On Saturday morning, officers responded to a motor vehicle collision in the area of Selkirk Street in Wallaceburg.

Through investigation, the man involved was found to be on a release order with a curfew condition.

The 27-year old was arrested for failing to comply with his release order, transported to the Chatham-Kent police headquarters for booking and held for bail.