CK police briefs – Thursday, January 7, 2021

Man accused of stealing whisky from liquor store

A 24-year-old Chatham man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly stole five bottles of whisky from a local LCBO.

Police said the incident took place sometime last month on St. Clair Street in Chatham.

Officers said the man allegedly concealed five 375ml bottles of Wiser’s Old Fashioned whisky in his coat and walked out of the store without paying for them.

Police said they were able to identify a suspect and arrested him Wednesday night — he was charged with theft and property of stolen property and was later released pending a future court date.

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Two people charged with assault after domestic disturbance

A 28-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman are both facing assault charges after a verbal argument allegedly turned physical Wednesday afternoon.

Police said they arrested the pair after they were called to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Wallaceburg Wednesday afternoon.

The accused were both later released with conditions and a future court date.

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Two arrests on outstanding warrants

A 38-year-old Dover Township man and a 26-year-old woman who were both wanted by the local police force have been arrested.

Police said the Dover Township man — who was wanted for domestic-related offences — turned himself in at police headquarters on Wednesday.

The woman was wanted on several outstanding warrants and was arrested in Wallaceburg.

Both of the accused were later released pending a future court date.