CK police briefs – Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Wallaceburg man arrested in connection with shooting

Chatham-Kent police have made one arrest, but their investigation continues after a shooting in Wallaceburg over the weekend.

Police said the investigation started on Sunday night when an officer on general patrol pulled over a vehicle with some damage that was “suspicious in nature.”

The officer later learned that an altercation had taken place Sunday afternoon with shots being exchanged between the driver and two people who he knows while they were all at the intersection of Victoria Street and King Street.

A 31-year-old Wallaceburg man was arrested early Tuesday morning in connection with the case and he was charged with pointing a firearm and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

The accused was taken into custody pending a bail hearing.

Anyone with information that may help police with their investigation is asked to contact Constable Dan Hamilton at danha@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #264. You 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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Rooftop A/C units damaged at WISH Centre

Chatham-Kent police are appealing to the public for tips after someone damaged two air conditioning units on the top of the roof of the WISH Centre on King Street East in Chatham.

Police said the damage is estimated at $27,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Rod Louzon at rodl@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87236.

You can also submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers.

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Tools reported stolen from warehouse in Wheatley

Police are asking for tips as they investigate a break-in at a warehouse on Eastman Avenue in Wheatley where someone stole about $2,500 worth of various tools.

Officers said the break-in took place sometime late Sunday night or early Monday morning, adding that there was about $100 worth of damage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kevin McCaughley at kevinm@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 mailbox #84918.

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Police stop a dozen speeders in CK

Chatham-Kent police are reminding drivers to slow down and they’ve issued tickets to a dozen drivers to help them remember that.

Police said they stopped 12 drivers in Port Alma and Jeannette’s Creek on Monday and charged them with speeding.