CK police briefs – Thursday, October 28, 2021

Woman arrested after shoplifting complaint

A 34-year-old Chatham woman has been arrested and charged after police were called to investigate a shoplifting complaint at a business in Downtown Chatham Wednesday afternoon.

Chatham-Kent police said they found the woman a short distance away and arrested her.

Officers said she was also wanted on an outstanding warrant and was later released with a future court date.

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Man arrested for going out past his curfew

A 24-year-old man is facing seven charges after he was allegedly caught out past his curfew.

Police said they found the man after they were called to investigate a report of a suspicious person on the property of a business on McNaughton Avenue in Wallaceburg early Thursday morning.

Officers said their investigation showed that the man was banned from attending that specific business and was also bound by a daily curfew of 5 p.m. to 6 a.m.

As a result, the man was arrested and charged with five counts of failing to comply with his release conditions and two counts of failing to comply with his probation order.

He was taken into custody pending a bail hearing.

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Vehicle reported stolen after break-in

Chatham-Kent police are appealing to the public for tips after someone broke into a residence on Wedgewood Avenue in Chatham and stole a 2011 blue Dodge Caravan.

Police said it’s believed the break-in took place sometime between 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and stole the keys to the vehicle before driving off with it.

The van was last seen with Ontario license plates CKAL 187.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Andrew Craven at andrewc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87306.

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

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Copper wire reported stolen from Wheatley shed

Police are investigating after someone broke into a fenced property on Zion Road in Wheatley and stole some copper wiring from a shed.

Officers said it’s believed the theft took place sometime since the summer months.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Jennifer Jacobson at jenniferja@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87212.

Anonymous callers can also call Crime Stoppers.