CK police briefs – Sunday, January 10, 2021

Man charged with impaired driving 

A phone call from a citizen is to thank for getting an allegedly drunk driver off of the roads in Chatham.

Around 9 p.m. on Saturday, police received a call about a suspected impaired driver on St. Clair Street.

The vehicle was located and police believed the man was driving under the influence of alcohol.

As a result, officers arrested the driver and he was taken to police headquarters for breath tests.

The 62-year-old Blenheim man was charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit. He was eventually released from custody with a future court date.

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Female arrested for breach of peace

Around 8 p.m. on Saturday, police responded to an address on Wallace Street in Wallaceburg for reports of a family dispute.

A 45-year-old woman was arrested for breach of the peace and taken to police headquarters, where she was later released from custody.

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Theft in Tilbury 

Police are hoping the public can give them some information about a theft in Tilbury.

On Saturday morning, police were called to an address on Queens Line for a break and enter.

Unknown suspects entered the garage and stole around $500 worth of tools.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable D. Letourneau at 519-436-6600 extension #87074 or donaldl@chatham-kent.ca.  Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.