Police Briefs – Monday, September 14, 2015

A Dresden man is facing charges after allegedly sending derogatory messages to an ex-girlfriend.

Police say the couple broke up in April after dating for 12 years, but the man continued to text and email her.

In July she contacted police to report the messages and the man was warned by officers to stop.

However the messages did not stop and the 46-year-old was charged with criminal harassment.


An argument between a woman and her ex-boyfriend in Wallaceburg has landed one person with assault charges.

Police say last night around 6pm, the woman pushed her ex and assaulted his girlfriend, who was sitting in a car with her children.

The 24-year-old was charged with two counts of assault.


A 51-year-old Chatham woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

The warrant was issued earlier this month after a man reported he had been assaulted by his common-law girlfriend.

She fled before she could be arrested, but was tracked down officers yesterday and was taken into custody.


A Sarnia woman is facing numerous break and enter charges after she was caught in a garage on Talbot Trail.

Police say 51-year-old fled on foot with a blanket after the homeowner spotted them.

She was tracked down by officers a short distance away and was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine and hydromorphone.


A 69-year-old man has been charged with failing to yield the right of way following a two vehicle crash in Wheatley.

Police say the crash on Talbot Rd. E near Little St. N happened around 11:40am on Sunday.

A 79-year-old woman suffered minor injuries.