CK police briefs – Monday, January 4, 2021

Wallaceburg woman accused of hitting her ex-boyfriend

A 32-year-old Wallaceburg woman has been charged with assault after she allegedly punched her ex during an argument on New Year’s Eve.

Police said the incident took place on December 31, 2020 at a residence in Wallaceburg.

Officers said the woman was arrested, charged, and later released with a future court date.

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Teen accused of assaulting his mom

A 15-year-old youth is charged with assault and assault with a weapon after police were called to investigate a disturbance between family members in Chatham Sunday afternoon.

Police said their investigation showed that the youth had assaulted his mother during a verbal argument.

As a result, the teen was arrested, charged, and later released to another family member with a future court date.

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Gas-and-dash reported in Chatham

Chatham-Kent police are asking for help from the public in identifying a man in connection to a gas-and-dash reported in Chatham on New Year’s Eve.

Police said a man allegedly stole gas from the Mobile Gas Bar on St. Clair Street. Pictures of the suspect and vehicle were released on Monday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kyle Wright at kylew@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension 87310.  Tips can also be made anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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Police looking for stolen pickup truck

Chatham-Kent police are asking for the public’s help to track down a black 2007 GMC Sierra pick-up truck that was reported stolen from a property in Harwich Township on Sunday.

Police said it’s believed the truck was taken sometime between 6:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. from a property on Eds Line.

Officers said the license plates 878 8FN had been removed by the owner and placed in the back seat of the truck.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Ken Koke at kennethk@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87178.

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Police searching for stolen tools

Chatham-Kent police are also asking for the public’s help with an investigation into theft where some hand and power tools were reportedly stolen from a building on Fifth Street in Chatham.

Police said someone entered a building on that street sometime between December 29, 2020 and January 2, 2021 and took off with the tools, which have an estimated combined value of $15,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Jeremy Weedon at jeremyw@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87345.

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