CK police briefs – Monday, October 25, 2021

Man accused of assault

A 42-year-old Chatham man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly assaulted a woman he knows after an argument.

Chatham-Kent police said they made the arrest after they were called to a motel in Chatham to investigate an assault complaint Sunday morning.

The man was found a short time after police arrived. He was taken into custody and charged with assault before he was released with a future court date.


Wanted man found biking around with suspected cocaine

A 22-year-old Chatham man who was wanted on an outstanding warrant is in even more trouble with the law after he was allegedly spotted biking around with some suspected cocaine in his possession.

Police said they found the man riding a bicycle by himself on Queen Street in Chatham Sunday afternoon even though he had previously been ordered to remain in his residence at all times except for medical emergencies or if he was accompanied by his surety.

Officers said when they searched the man, they found some suspected cocaine on him — which also violated one of his release conditions.

The accused was charged accordingly and later released pending a future court date.


Tilbury man accused of domestic assault, break and enter

A 26-year-old Tilbury man is facing charges after he allegedly broke into the residence of a woman he knows and then assaulted her.

Police said the man had been previously ordered not to communicate with the woman or show up at her home, but he still allegedly went into her residence without being invited or given permission to enter.

Officers arrested him after getting the call Sunday night.

He was charged with two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions and one count of break and enter and was set to be held in custody pending a bail hearing.


Several speeders stopped on area roads

Chatham-Kent police said they charged eight drivers with speeding during a recent traffic safety blitz.

Officers from the Community Patrol division were posted out on Longwoods Road in Chatham and Pine Crest Road in Harwich Township.


Damage at Dresden park 

Chatham-Kent Crime Stoppers are appealing to the public for tips after multiple incidents of mischief to McVean Park in Dresden.

According to Crime Stoppers, multiple ATVs have torn up grass in the park. In addition, there has been graffiti spray-painted onto the canteen and skate park. The cost of repairs and cleanup is several hundred dollars.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

Damage at McVean Park in Dresden (Photo courtesy CK Crime Stoppers)

Damage at McVean Park in Dresden (Photo courtesy CK Crime Stoppers)