CK police briefs – Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Man accused of showing up to home uninvited

A 41-year-old Chatham man has been charged with harassment and mischief after he allegedly showed up at a family member’s home and then refused to leave until police were called in.

Chatham-Kent police said the man allegedly entered the residence Monday morning even though the homeowners have asked him several times not to show up there.

Officers said the man also allegedly prevented the homeowners from using their landline to call police, noting that they were able to call for help using their cell phones.

The man allegedly took off before police arrived, but officers were able to find him a short time later and arrested him.

He was charged and later released with a future court date.

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Man accused of harassing his ex on Facebook

A 41-year-old Chatham man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly harassed his ex-girlfriend via Facebook.

Chatham-Kent police said they were notified of that Monday night.

The accused was charged with criminal harassment and later released with a future court date.

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Sweater, socket set stolen during vehicle break-in

Chatham-Kent police are appealing to the public for tips after someone broke into a transport truck that was parked in a fenced compound on Colborne Street in Chatham.

Police said it happened sometime between 11 a.m. on Sunday and 8 a.m. on Monday.

Officers said the person who broke into the vehicle smashed a window to get inside and then took off with a socket set, and electronic log book, and a sweater.

The damage was estimated at $700 and the stolen items have an estimated combined value of $3,300.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Jeremy Weedon at jeremyw@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87345.

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

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Electrical wiring reported stolen

If you know anything about a break-in at a fenced compound on Merritt Avenue in Chatham where some electrical wiring was stolen, police would like to speak with you.

Chatham-Kent police said it’s believed the break-in took place at around 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, adding that the damage caused by the break-in was estimated at $500 and about $500 worth of material was stolen.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Wayne Plaquet at waynepl@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87040.

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Tools stolen from shed in Chatham

Chatham-Kent police are investigating after someone stole some tools and copper from a shed inside a fenced compound on Queens Line in Chatham.

Police said the theft took place sometime over the weekend and the stolen property is worth about $500.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Wayne Plaquet at waynepl@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87040.

Anyone with information on any crime can also contact Crime Stoppers.

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Charges laid after two crashes in CK

Two people are facing charges after police were called to a pair of crashes in Chatham on Monday.

Police said in the first case, a 59-year-old Chatham man was charged with making an unsafe turn after officers were called to investigate a three-vehicle crash on Bear Line Road between Pine Line and Maple Line Monday morning.

One person was taken to the hospital as a precaution and the damage was estimated at $15,000.

In the second case, Chatham-Kent police were called to investigate a two-vehicle collision on Park Avenue East near Park Lane in Chatham Monday night.

One person was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and the damage was estimated at $15,000.

A 29-year-old Chatham woman was charged with careless driving.