Police Briefs – Thursday, October 1, 2015

Trespassing has landed a Chatham man with a number of charges, including drug possession.

Police say the man became aggressive with mall security at the Downtown Chatham Centre yesterday morning.

When officers arrived the suspect falsely identified himself, but an investigation uncovered the man’s real name and that he was wanted on an outstanding warrant for breach of probation.

A search of the 19-year-old found he was in possession of marijuana, and he was taken into police custody. Charges include breach of probation, drug possession and two counts of obstruct.


An outstanding warrant has landed a Wallaceburg man in trouble with Chatham-Kent police.

Officers were called to Walmart on St. Clair St. in Chatham yesterday afternoon about a shoplifter.

The 23-year-old was taken into custody on the outstanding warrant for violating his probation, and further charged with theft, and possesion of property obtained by crime.


A 29-year-old Chatham man has been charged with being intoxicated in a public place.

He was taken into custody by police around 2:30pm yesterday afternoon in the area of St. Clair St. and was released when sober.


A careless driving charge has been laid against a 42-year-old woman after two vehicles collided in Chatham yesterday morning.

Police say the accident happened just before 9am on Queen St. between Tissiman Ave and Indian Creek Rd.

No one was injured, and damaged was pegged at $10,000.


Damage is estimated at $5,000 in a two-vehicle collision in Chatham on Wednesday morning.

No one was hurt in the crash, which happened shortly after 11am on McNaughton Ave. W near Woods St.

A 18-year-old Wallaceburg woman was charged with careless driving.