Police Briefs – Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Violating two probation orders has landed a Walpole Island man in trouble with Chatham-Kent police.

Officers were called to the area of Park Ave. W in Chatham last night around 10pm in regards to a suspicious person.

The suspect was located on Kendall St. and taken into custody for breaching his curfew, but police say a search of the man found he had a small red hydromorphone pill in a plastic bag in his mouth.

Further investigation revealed he was also wanted in connection with a shoplifting incident earlier that night at a grocery story on St. Clair St.

The 20-year-old was charged with drug possession, theft, possession of stolen property, and two counts of failing to comply. He is being held pending a bail hearing.


A 38-year-old Chatham man is facing charges of being intoxicated in a public place.

Shortly around 7pm last night, police responding to a disturbance on Park Ave. W in Chatham found the man, who was unable to care for himself.

The 38-year-old was taken into custody for his own safety and will be released when sober.


No one was injured in a two vehicle accidents in Wallaceburg yesterday.

Police say the crash happened just before 11am on Lorne Ave. near Wall St.

Damage is pegged at $1,000, and a 69-year-old Wallaceburg woman was charged with failing to yield the right of way.


Construction equipment is missing from a Chatham business.

Sometime between 6pm on October 23 and 7am on October 26, a jumping jack was stolen from the Pickard’s Construction fenced compound on Park Ave. W.


A red Tecumseh Snow King snow blower, worth $700, has been stolen in Chatham.

Police say snow blower was taken from a locked shed on Joseph St. sometime late Sunday night or early Monday morning.