Police Briefs – Thursday, October 29, 2015

Wednesday’s wet and rainy weather led to a number of accidents across Chatham-Kent.

A 64-year-old man was charged with failing to yield after two vehicles collided around 12:15pm on Grand Ave. E between Michener Rd and Walker Rd. in Chatham. No one was hurt but damage is pegged at $5,000.

Just before 1:30pm, two vehicle collided on Grand Ave. W between Woods St. and Churchill St. in Chatham. No one was hurt but damage is estimated at $15,000. An 89-year-old Harwich Township man was charged with following too closely.

Damage is estimated at $2,000 in a two-vehicle accident on Richmond St. near Keil Dr. in Chatham. The crash happened shortly after 1:30pm, one person suffered minor injuries. A 32-year-old woman was charged with following too closely.

A 67-year-old man was charged in a two-vehicle collision around 3:30pm on Wellington St. near Lacroix St. in Chatham. No one was hurt and damage is pegged at $15,000.


A Wallaceburg man has been charged with assault and uttering threats after an argument became physical.

Police were called to an apartment in Chatham shortly after 1am this morning after a man and his girlfriend starting arguing.

The 37-year-old man allegedly assaulted the woman and threatened her son.


A traffic stop has landed a Raleigh Township man back in police custody.

The 19-year-old was released from custody this summer with the condition to not communicate with a specific Chatham woman.

Yesterday afternoon and officer pulled over a vehicle on Bloomfield Rd. and found the pair together in the vehicle.

Despite giving the officer a fake man, the man was arrested. An investigation found he was also wanted on an outstanding warrant, and a search found he was in possession of hydromorphone.


A 22-year-old Wallaceburg man, who was wanted for violating his probation , has been arrested.

Police arrested the man on the outstanding warrant yesterday afternoon. He is being held in custody pending a bail hearing.


$450 worth of tools are missing after a car parked on Lacroix St. in Chatham was broken into.

Police say around 2:30pm yesterday afternoon, a black case containing a DeWalt drill and red Milwaukee sawzall were stolen.