CK police briefs – Sunday, January 9, 2022

Wallaceburg woman charged following domestic disturbance 

A 28-year-old woman has been charged with forcible confinement and assault after a domestic dispute in Wallaceburg.

Police said officers were called to a residence on Queen Street Saturday night after an argument between and man and woman broke out.

According to police, the woman was previously arrested in October for assaulting her then-boyfriend. She was released from custody with a number of conditions including not to communicate with the victim.

Police said they learned the two were at the residence together Saturday when an argument broke out and the man tried to leave.

The woman blocked the door and refused to move.

As the man turned away to use a different exit, the woman allegedly grabbed his sweater and pulled it back, causing him to lose his balance.

Police said the woman was arrested and is facing charges of forcible confinement, assault, and failure to comply with an undertaking.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.


Pair arrested on outstanding warrants 

Chatham-Kent police say they were called to the Walmart in Wallaceburg Saturday morning after reports of a theft complaint.

Officers said police located a female in the area matching the description of the suspect.

They learned the woman was currently wanted by police for failing to attend court.

The 52-year-old woman from Wallaceburg was arrested and later released with a future court date.


Later that same day, a male wanted by police in Chatham-Kent for two outstanding warrants for armed robbery, assault, and uttering threats, was found in the area of Margaret Avenue and Dora Drive in Wallaceburg.

Police said when they attended the area, the male took off running but after a short foot pursuit, the man was arrested.

The 36-year-old man from Wallaceburg has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.


Icy road conditions cause early morning collision 

Damage is pegged at $30,000 after a single-vehicle collision on Wheatley Road Sunday morning.

Police said a female driver went into a ditch after her vehicle lost control on an icy road.

She was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.