CK police briefs – Monday, June 20, 2022

Woman arrested twice in one night

A Chatham woman will have to answer to a trio of charges after allegedly following a man who was under court orders not to be communicating with her.

Chatham-Kent police began their investigation around 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

According to police, a man was being followed by a woman as he was walking on Park Avenue. The man was on conditions not to communicate with the woman, and police said he was actively trying to avoid her.

The woman was located by officers and arrested for facilitating a breach of conditions. She was taken to police headquarters and later released with a future court date and conditions, including to not communicate with the man or attend any place he is known to live or work.

Around 10:42 p.m. the same night, police were called to the man’s home in Chatham and learned that the woman allegedly walked into his house uninvited, breaching her conditions.

The 48-year-old was again located by police and arrested. She was additionality charged with two counts of failing to comply with an undertaking and transported to police headquarters where she was held for a bail hearing.


Man arrested for assault 

A 22-year-old from Blenheim faces an assault charge after an incident over the weekend.

Shortly after 5 p.m. on Sunday, police responded to a disturbance on Hannibal Street in Blenheim.

Through investigation, police learned two men had been in a physical altercation on the property. One man was determined to be the aggressor and he was arrested.

As a result, he was charged with uttering threats and assault and eventually released from custody with a future court date.


Traffic stop leads to license suspension

A 30-year-old Staples woman will have to find a different mode of transportation after getting her license suspended during a weekend traffic stop.

Around 5:30 Sunday, Chatham-Kent police conducted a traffic stop on Middle Line in Tilbury East Township.

Officers believed the driver was under the influence of alcohol. She was taken to police headquarters for further breath tests.

As a result, she  was issued a three-day license suspension, several provincial offences notices and released.


Woman arrested after bail violation

A woman is in trouble with the law for allegedly breaching her bail conditions.

According to police, the woman was released from custody at the end of May with conditions not to communicate with several people due to a criminal harassment investigation.

On Sunday, police began an investigation into a breach of these conditions after it was alleged that the woman had attended the residence and contacted a woman named in the release order.

She was eventually located by officers and arrested for failing to comply with the undertaking. She was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.