Police Briefs – Wednesday, August 5, 2015

A Chatham man is facing numerous charges after allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend.

Police say the woman locked herself and her 1-year-old child in a car after the assault, but the man followed them and threatened her and her family.

The victim also told police when they arrived about previous domestic incidents. The 22-year-old man was taken into custody and charged with two counts of uttering threats and five counts of assault.


A pair of Chatham teens have been charged after they were caught going through parked vehicles earlier this month.

Vehicle in the Dahlia Dr. and Iris Court areas were entered overnight on August 1st.

The 16-year-old and 17-year-old were taken into custody, and police believe they are also responsible for entering cars in the Birdland area.

Anyone who had property stolen from their vehicle in any of those areas that night is asked to contact Chatham-Kent Police.


Electronics and a bicycle are missing from a home on Bristol Dr. in Chatham.

Police say the items, worth $2,000, were taken from an unlocked residence sometime late Monday night or early Tuesday morning.


Police are reminding residents that you cannot ride ATV’s on the road in Chatham-Kent.

This after police received a complaint that a man and two youths were riding an ATV on King St. in Wallaceburg last night around 6:30pm.

The only areas in Chatham-Kent that allow ATV’s on the road are in Mitchell’s Bay, Erieau, Shrewsbury and the Bates Subdivision in Rondeau between November and March.

ATV’s may be driven on your own property or other private property where you have permission to ride them.