CK police briefs – Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Assault with an e-bike

A 28-year-old Chatham man has been charged after he allegedly ran into his girlfriend with his e-bike.

Police said they arrested the man after they were called in to respond to a disturbance in Chatham Tuesday afternoon.

Officers said their investigation showed that the man ran into his girlfriend while they were arguing outside.

A concerned citizen stopped by to help and the man took off before police arrived.

The accused was later arrested and charged with assault with a weapon. He was later released pending a future court date.

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White pickup truck reported stolen

Police are asking the public for tips as they try to find a white 2006 Ford F-450 pickup truck that was reported stolen from a business on Seventh Line.

Officers said it was taken sometime around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and it was unplated at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Curtis Conn at curtisc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87349.

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

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Karaoke machine stolen during church break-in

Chatham-Kent police are also looking for leads as they investigate a break-in at the United Church on Wabash Line.

Police said someone broke into the church sometime between Sunday and Tuesday, causing about $100 in damage before taking off with a karaoke machine.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kristen Charron at kristenc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #87352.

Anonymous callers can also submit a tip to Crime Stoppers.

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Chatham woman charged after crash

A 65-year-old Chatham woman has been charged with making an unsafe turn in connection with a two-vehicle crash on St. Clair Street in Chatham.

Police said the crash took place between Regency Drive and Pioneer Line late Tuesday afternoon.

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Ten more tickets handed out to drivers

The crackdown on bad driving habits continues across Chatham-Kent.

Police handed out 25 tickets on Monday and another 10 on Tuesday.

This time, the blitz was focused on Longwoods Road in Chatham and Mill Street West in Tilbury.

The tickets were once again issued “for various Highway Traffic Act offences.”