CK police briefs – Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Sleeping man with butcher knife arrested in Chatham business 

A 37-year-old man of no fixed address is facing charges after he was found sleeping inside the lobby of a Chatham business Monday night.

Police said the man was found with a backpack and a 12-inch silver butcher knife next to him.

Officers said the man had been released from court earlier this month with several conditions, including not to possess any weapons or identification that did not belong to him.

While searching the man, police said he was also found with a four-inch serrated knife and a driver’s licence belonging to a Chatham woman.

He was charged with theft under $5,000, being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000, and two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions.

He has been held pending a bail hearing.

Man charged for driving with a suspended licence 

A 27-year-old Brampton man has been charged after being caught driving with a suspended licence during a traffic stop in Wallaceburg Monday afternoon.

Police said the man was charged with driving while under suspension, failing to produce insurance and failing to display two license plates.

He will be required to attend provincial offences court on December 15, 2021.

Truck reported stolen in Bothwell 

Chatham-Kent police are appealing to the public to try and track down an unplated green 1998 GMC Sierra pick-up truck that was last seen at a residence on Tower Road.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Steven Gagnon at steveng@chatham-kent.ca or call 519-436-6600, mailbox number, 87339.

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

Tools reported stolen in Chatham 

If you know anything about a break-in at an apartment complex under construction on Park Avenue West in Chatham, police would like to hear from you.

Police said the estimated value of the tools is worth $5,000.

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

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