CK police briefs – Friday, January 8, 2021

Man arrested for pulling knife during an argument

A 38-year-old man is facing some weapons-related charges after he allegedly pulled a knife on someone at a rooming house in Wallaceburg.

Police said the man allegedly confronted another tenant at the house Thursday night “in a threatening manner” while holding a knife and chased the other man out of the building.

The tenant was later able to safely call 911 and police were able to find the suspect and arrested him.

The accused is now charged with assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

He was later released with conditions and a future court date.


Truck reported stolen in Bothwell

Chatham-Kent police are appealing to the public for tips as they try to track down the pickup truck pictured below — and whoever took it.

Police said it’s believed the white 2005 GMC Sierra pickup truck was stolen from a residence on Cherry Street in Bothwell sometime between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday.

Officers said the truck was last seen with Ontario license plates AX16 492.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Ashwin Roy at or 519-436-6600 extension #87331.

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



Chatham man and woman arrested after domestic disturbance

A 38-year-old Chatham man and a 50-year-old Chatham woman are both facing charges after police allegedly learned they were living together when they were supposed to be keeping their distance.

Police said they were called to the scene at an apartment in Chatham Thursday morning to respond to a disturbance and learned that a man who was there had been living with a specific woman for the past week even though he had been previously ordered not to communicate with her or attend her home.

As a result, the man was arrested and charged with two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions. He was taken into custody pending a bail hearing.

The woman was arrested and charged with facilitating a breach. She was later released with a future court date.


Charges laid after two crashes in CK

A 62-year-old Shrewsbury man is charged with failing to yield the right of way from a driveway in connection with a two-vehicle crash in Shrewsbury.

Police said it took place Thursday morning on Talbot Street, adding no injuries were reported.

The damage was estimated at $6,000.

In a separate two-vehicle crash, also Thursday morning, a 27-year-old Tupperville man was charged with disobeying a stop sign.

Police said that was on Kimball Road near Langstaff Line.

Minor injuries were reported and the damage was estimated at $20,000.


Passenger arrested during traffic stop in Shrewsbury

A 31-year-old Euphemia Township man is in trouble with the law after he was allegedly caught out past his curfew on an early morning ride in the Shrewsbury area.

Chatham-Kent police said they pulled the vehicle over shortly after 4:30 a.m. Friday, adding that the officer who stopped the vehicle learned that one of the passengers was breaching his probation conditions because he was out past his curfew.

The accused was arrested, charged, and released pending a future court date.