CK police briefs – Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Woman gets upset when business closes 

A Chatham woman will have to answer to an assault charge after allegedly causing a disturbance early Wednesday morning at a local business.

Just before 2 a.m., officers responded to a business on King Street in Chatham for reports of a disturbance.

According to police, the woman was upset the establishment was closing for the night and allegedly assaulted an employee.

Officers arrived and arrested the 47-year-old. She was charged with assault and taken to police headquarters where she was held until sober.

She was eventually released with conditions and a future court date


Man caught with break and enter supplies

A 43-year-old man has a future court date after police responded to a break and enter at a business in Chatham on Tuesday morning.

Around 7:30 a.m., Chatham-Kent police were called to the business on Bothwell Street and learned that the suspect was still at the scene.

Officers formed a perimeter around the property and were able to locate the suspect.

The man was allegedly found in possession of a bag containing wire cutters, wire, cable and truck parts. According to police, the truck parts were identified by the business owners.

Additionally, officers learned that the man was on conditions not to possess any tools suitable for the purposes of breaking and entering.

As a result, the Chatham-Kent man was arrested and charged with failing to comply with a release order, break and enter, possession of stolen property and possession of break and enter tools.

He was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.


Woman busted for alleged shoplifting 

A Chatham-Kent woman will have to answer to a handful of charges after allegedly getting caught stealing from a business that she wasn’t supposed to be at in the first place.

According to police, the woman was released from custody earlier this month with a condition not to attend Winners on St. Clair Street in Chatham.

Around 1:19 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a theft call at Walmart on St. Clair Street. The woman was allegedly seen removing a bicycle from the property and her description was provided to police.

Officers were able to locate her and she was allegedly in possession of the stolen bicycle along with property from Winners that were confirmed to be stolen.

The 35-year-old was arrested and charged with failing to comply with release order, two counts of theft and two counts of possession of stolen property.

She was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.


Pair arrested for theft

A pair of Chatham men are in trouble with the law after allegedly stealing from the railway police in Chatham.

Around 10 a.m. Tuesday, Chatham-Kent police responded to a theft from Canadian Police Railway property on Richmond Street.

Descriptions of the suspects were provided to officers and police were able to locate the men a short distance away.

A 51-year-old Chatham man and a 37-year-old Chatham man were arrested and charged with theft and possession of stolen property. They were released with a future court date


Argument leads to assault charge 

What started as a verbal argument between exes has turned into a future court date for a Chatham woman.

It started on Tuesday, shortly after midnight, when police responded to a domestic disturbance on Foster Street in Chatham.

According to police, a man and his ex-girlfriend engaged in a verbal argument at a residence on Degge Street. The man then left the residence and went to a friend’s house after allegedly being assaulted by his ex.

The 28-year-old woman was arrested for one count of assault and eventually released with a future court date.