Police Briefs – Friday, November 13, 2015

A 57-year-old man, wanted by Chatham-Kent police, has been arrested in Belleville.

Back in December of 2014, the man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer, and resisting arrest.

In September, his surety revoked from their duties and a warrant was issued. The man was transported back to Chatham-Kent court house pending a bail hearing after he was arrested.


A Chatham man has turned himself into police after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Back in October, a woman reported to police that she had been the victim of domestic abuse. A warrant was then issued for her ex-boyfriend.

The 26-year-old turned himself in yesterday morning. He’s charged with two counts of assault, two counts of uttering threats, assault with a weapon, unlawfully being in a home, and mischief.


Moving and not telling police has landed one man in trouble with Chatham-Kent police.

The 28-year-old was released from custody in September with conditions to live at a specific address in Tilbury, and to notify police if he moved.

Later that month an officer went to his residence and learned he had moved.

Yesterday afternoon he was arrested and is being held pending a bail hearing.


A Chatham man is facing charges after allegedly making numerous threats over text message.

Police say the man texted his friend in Dover Township with numerous threats regarding a previous argument.

The 32-year-old has been charged with uttering threats.


Damage is estimated at $30,000 following a two vehicle accident on Park Ave. E near Park St. in Chatham.

A 57-year-old woman from Thamesville suffered minor injuries in the crash, which happened around 4pm yesterday afternoon.

A 78-year-old man was charged with failing to yield the right of way.


No one was injured after a small car struck a deer on Hwy. 401 near Scane Side Rd.

Chatham-Kent OPP says just before 8:30pm on Sunday, a Honda Civic struck a deer in the eastbound lanes, causing the airbags in the vehicle to deploy.