Police Briefs – Tuesday, September 8, 2015

A traffic stop on Hwy. 401 has landed a London man with drug charges.

Chatham-Kent OPP stopped an SUV in the eastbound lanes near Harwich Rd. just after 2am this morning for driving erratically and below the speed limit.

Officers learned the man was breaching a curfew condition and a search discovered methamphetamine.

The 26-year-old is being held for a bail hearing today.


A domestic disturbance in Thamesville has led to charges for one man.

Just before 8pm last night, a woman called police alleging her boyfriend assaulted her with a hockey stick.

During the investigation, the woman told police of a previous incident of domestic violence.

The 28-year-old was charged with assault with a weapon, weapons dangerous, mischief, and assault.


43 vehicles were stopped last night during RIDE checks on Queen St. in Tilbury and on Murray St. in Wallaceburg with no infractions.


A man and woman are in trouble with police after they were caught allegedly rummaging through vehicles in Chatham.

Police received a call about the pair on Cecile Ave. shortly after 7am yesterday morning. They were found in the back yard of a home on Madera Cres.

The pair were both under conditions to not communicate with each other, or possess any weapons.

The 45-year-old Chatham man, who police say had a knife with a spring loaded blade, was charged was possession of a weapon and failing to comply.

The 35-year-old woman from Wallaceburg was charged with failing to comply and held for an outstanding warrant for fraud.