CK police briefs – Sunday, April 4, 2021

Police respond to a trio of domestic disputes

Chatham-Kent police were kept busy over the past 24 hours with a series of separate domestic disputes.

On Saturday morning, officers received reports of a man and woman arguing at the Ridgetown Inn.

During the argument, the man allegedly head-butted the victim which resulted in her nose getting broken.

The man was arrested and charged with assault causing bodily harm.

Elsewhere on Saturday morning, police responded to reports of an assault on Bedford Street in Chatham.

According to police, a man and woman were arguing. The dispute escalated and the woman allegedly hit the man in the head with a picture frame.

As a result, the woman was charged with assault with a weapon.

On Saturday evening, another argument broke out between a man and a woman at a residence on Park Avenue in Chatham.

Police said the man left the residence and the woman locked the door behind him.

When the man returned to the residence and discovered he was locked out, he allegedly broke the glass on the door to get inside.

He was arrested and charged with mischief under $5,000.

All three individuals were given future court dates and eventually released from custody.


Warrant arrest 

Chatham-Kent police were able to nab two people wanted on outstanding warrants.

On Saturday evening, police located a man that was wanted for failing to attend court.

The 41-year-old Chatham man was given a future court date and released from custody.

Early on Sunday morning, a 34-year-old Wallaceburg man was located by police on general patrol.

The man was wanted for failing to attend court. He was arrested and later released from custody pending a future court date.