CK police briefs – Monday, November 29, 2021

Wanted man accused of robbing Wallaceburg business

A 34-year-old Walpole Island man is facing charges after police got a call about a robbery at a business on Dufferin Avenue in Wallaceburg.

Chatham-Kent police said they received the call at around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, adding that their investigation showed a man had entered the business with his hands in his coat pockets, suggesting he was armed with a weapon and demanded money from an employee.

Officers said the employee gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash before he took off on a bicycle.

Police said they were able to use a description of the man and the bicycle to track down a suspect at around 5 p.m. who was inside a home on Elgin Street.

The accused — who was also wanted on an outstanding warrant — was charged with robbery in connection with the case. He was taken into custody pending a bail hearing.


Police looking into shooting in Wallaceburg

Chatham-Kent police are looking into a shooting that took place on Wallace Street in Wallaceburg Sunday night.

Police said they believe it is an “isolated incident” and that there is no concern for public safety at this time.

More information is expected to be released as it becomes available.


Break-in at commercial property in Chatham

Chatham-Kent police are investigating after someone broke into a commercial property on Victoria Avenue, causing about $5,000 in damage.

Police said it’s believed the break-in took place at around 6 a.m. Sunday morning, adding that at this time, it’s not clear if anything was stolen.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Aric Roy at or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87361.

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


Red e-bike reported stolen in Chatham

If you know anything about a red Daymak e-bike being stolen from an apartment complex on McNaughton Avenue West in Chatham Sunday night, police would like to speak with you.

Officers said it’s believed the e-bike was stolen at around 7 p.m. Sunday and that it’s valued at approximately $1,500.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Branden Grellmore at or 519-436-6600 mailbox #87343.

You can also submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers and could be eligible for a cash reward.


Careless driving charge laid after Coatsworth Road crash

A 19-year-old Howard Township man has been charged with careless driving after a single vehicle crash on Coatsworth Road near Talbot Trail.

Police said they were called to the scene Sunday morning and that minor injuries were reported.

The damage was estimated at $10,000 and the driver was charged.