CK police briefs – Thursday, September 15, 2022

Man accused of assaulting girlfriend, drug possession

A 34-year-old Walpole Island man is facing a handful of charges after he allegedly assaulted and threatened his girlfriend during an argument.

Chatham-Kent police said they learned about that when they were responding to a disturbance at a residence in Wallaceburg Wednesday night.

Police said when they were searching the man, they also allegedly found some suspected fentanyl in his possession.

He was charged with assault, uttering threats, and drug possession, and was later released pending a future court date.


Chevy pickup stolen from Ridgetown business

Chatham-Kent police are appealing to the public for tips as they try to track down a grey 2002 Chevrolet Silverado that was reportedly stolen from a business on Golf Course Line in Ridgetown sometime over the last couple of weeks.

Police said the truck was last seen with Ontario license plates 103 5VN.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Steve Donald at or 519-436-6600 extension #84980.


Green El Camino stolen in Wallaceburg

Police are also asking for your help to track down some leads after a break-in at a shop on Murray Street in Wallaceburg sometime between 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Officers said a green 1980 El Camino with Ontario license plates 2H9 380, a yellow and purple chopper-style mini bike, and a 65″ TV were all reported stolen.

The total value of the stolen goods was estimated at $30,000 and anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Trevor Biskey at or 519-436-6600 extension #87311.


Canadian Tire money stolen during break-in

Police are putting out a call for tips after someone forced their way into a residence on Dillon Road and stole some Canadian Tire money and some personal documentation.

Officers said the break-in took place sometime between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Joel Rehill at or 519-436-6600 extension #84994.


Suspect breaks a window to steal four purses

Chatham-Kent police are investigating after someone broke a window at a business on King Street West in Chatham sometime between 5 p.m. Tuesday and 8:45 a.m. Wednesday and stole four purses.

The total value of the damage is estimated at $500 and the purses have a combined value of about $280.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Ryan Kloostra at or 519-436-6600 extension #87144.

Anonymous callers with information on any of the crimes listed above can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.