CK police briefs- Sunday, January 3, 2021

Warrant arrests

Police in Chatham-Kent were able to nab two people on their wanted list over the past 24 hours.

While on general patrol near Erieau Road, an officer initiated a traffic stop on Middle Line. While speaking to the driver, the officer learned that he was wanted on multiple warrants.

As a result, the 28-year-old Chatham man was arrested, transported to police headquarters and held for a bail hearing.

Elsewhere, an officer on general patrol in Chatham noticed a man walking down McNaughton Avenue who was well known to police.

The 44-year-old man was confirmed to be wanted on multiple warrants and was arrested. He was taken to police headquarters and kept in custody for a bail hearing.

Break and enter at Wallaceburg store

Police are appealing to the public for information after a break and enter in Wallaceburg.

Officers were called to McNaughton Avenue around 7 a.m. on Saturday after someone broke into the Shoppers Drug Mart.

According to police, an unknown suspect stole around $5,000 worth of electronics.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Chris Wegrzyn at or 519-436-6600 extension 83064.  Anonymous callers may also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS

Security camera registry 

Chatham-Kent police are reminding residents that they can register their home security cameras.

This registry lets community members voluntarily identify their residential video surveillance location through a secure and confidential online form located on the Chatham-Kent Police Service website.

Identified addresses will be mapped on a database of surveillance camera locations for officers to quickly direct resources when investigating criminal offences in your neighbourhood.

Details can be found by clicking here.