CK police briefs – Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Wire and tools targeted during break-in

Chatham-Kent police are investigating after someone broke into a compound on Queen Street in Chatham and took off with some wire and tools.

Police said it’s believed the break-in took place sometime between April 10-12, 2021.

Whoever broke in, reportedly cut the metal fence to get inside.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Curtis Conn at 519-463-6600 extension #87349 or curtisc@chatham-kent.ca.

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

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Man accused of stealing meat and cheese

A 39-year-old Moraviantown man has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged theft from a business on Grand Avenue West in Chatham.

Police said someone walked into the store at around 10:20 a.m. Monday, grabbed some meats and cheeses, and took off without paying for them.

Officers were able to track down a suspect and allegedly found the stolen property still in his possession.

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

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Catalytic converters targeted by thieves

Chatham-Kent police are investigating two separate incidents where catalytic converters were stolen from vehicles at two different businesses in the area.

Police said sometime between April 9-12, 2021, someone broke into a secured compound on Pinehurst Line in Harwich Township and removed catalytic converters from two vehicles.

The value of that theft is estimated at $2,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Steven Donald at 519-436-6600 extension 84980 or stevend@chatham-kent.ca.

Police are also investigating a similar incident at a business on Mill Street West in Tilbury where a catalytic converter was removed from a vehicle that was parked at the rear of the building.

That theft took place sometime over the weekend and the value of the theft in that case was estimated at $1,500.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kevin Brown at 519-436-6600 extension #86880 or kbrown@chatham-kent.ca.

Anyone with information on either of those thefts can also submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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Wanted woman arrested

Chatham-Kent police have caught up with a woman who was wanted for mischief and failing to attend court.

Officers said they found her on Adelaide Street in Shrewsbury on Monday.

She was arrested and later released with conditions and a future court date.