CK police briefs – Monday, October 3, 2022

Suspicious person call leads police to theft suspect

A Chatham man is facing fraud and theft-related charges after he allegedly stole someone’s debit card and used it at a local business.

Chatham-Kent police said their investigation started on September 16 when a woman contacted them to report that someone had gone into her vehicle and had taken her debit card.

Police said after the card was stolen, someone used it at a business in Chatham.

Officers were able to identify a suspect and said they found him when they were following up on a report of a suspicious person on St. Clair Street in Chatham shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday.

The accused was arrested and charged with fraud, use of a stolen credit card, and possession of stolen property.

He was later released with conditions and a future court date.


Man and woman both arrested after disturbance

Two people are facing assault charges after police were called to investigate a disturbance that took place in Wallaceburg Sunday morning.

Police said they were called to the address at around 11 a.m. Sunday, adding that their investigation showed that both of the parties involved in the incident had been assaulted.

Both of them were arrested and charged with assault, and the woman who was involved was also charged with mischief and several bail violations.

The man police arrested was charged and later released with a future court date, the woman was set to be held in custody pending a bail hearing.


Man charged with assault

A 75-year-old man is facing an assault charge after police were called to investigate a complaint at a residence in Chatham Sunday evening.

Police said they got the call shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday, arrested the man, and later released him with a future court date.