CK police briefs – Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Can you identify this woman?

Chatham-Kent police are asking for the public’s help to identify the woman pictured below in connection with a fraud investigation in Wallaceburg.

If you have any information you can provide for police that may help officers identify her, you’re asked to contact¬†Constable Kristen Charron at kristenc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87352. Anonymous callers can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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Man steals employee’s coat, takes off with his car

Chatham-Kent police are asking you to be on the lookout for a black 2015 Chevy Cruze that was reported stolen from a business on St. Clair Street in Chatham Monday night.

Police said at around 7 p.m. Monday, an unknown man stole an employee’s coat from a business on that street and used the car keys that were inside to take off with the man’s vehicle, which was in the parking lot.

The vehicle was last seen heading eastbound on Pioneer Line with Ontario license plates CLSR 619.

The suspect is described as a 20 to 30-year-old Indigenous man, approximately 6’1″ tall with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a red baseball cap, a black sweater, black jeans, and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Carley Horvath at carleyh@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87359 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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Neighbour arrested for alleged assault

A 33-year-old Wallaceburg man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly forced his way into his neighbour’s apartment and assaulted him.

Chatham-Kent police said they were called to the scene Monday morning, adding that the man is accused of pushing his neighbour and damaging his cell phone.

The accused was charged with break and enter, assault, and mischief. He was later released with a future court date.

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Chatham man arrested for breaching release conditions

A 52-year-old Chatham man is in trouble with the law again after he allegedly showed up at a local woman’s home even though he had been ordered not to stay away from her.

Police said the man was released from custody in July last year with several conditions, two of which state that he was not supposed to communicate with a specific Chatham woman or attend her home.

Despite that, officers said they found the pair together at the woman’s home in Chatham early Tuesday morning.

The accused was arrested and charged with two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions and he is set to be held in custody until January 14.

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Domestic dispute ends in charges for both people involved

A 52-year-old Tilbury woman and a 48-year-old Tilbury man are both facing multiple charges after a verbal argument at a residence in Tilbury got physical Monday night.

Police said they were called to the home for a report of a domestic disturbance.

The woman was arrested, charged with assault, theft, and possession of property obtained by crime and later released with a future court date.

The man was also arrested, charged with assault, uttering threats, theft, and possession of property obtained by crime and later released with a future court date.

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Two arrests on outstanding warrants

A 33-year-old Ridgetown man and a 53-year-old Blenheim man who were wanted for breaching their probation and failing to attend court have both been arrested now.

Police said they caught up with both of the men Monday afternoon.

The Ridgetown man was later released pending a future court date and the Blenheim man was taken into custody pending a bail hearing.