Police Briefs – Saturday, November 21, 2015

Chatham-Kent police bit off more than they could chew when dealing with a disturbance on McFarlane Ave. in Chatham.

Police officials say they responded to a home around 7:30pm on Friday, to find a woman who was acting uncooperative and out of control. As police were trying to restrain her, the woman bit an officer on the leg.

A 27-year-old woman is now charged with assaulting a police officer and uttering threats.


Police apprehended a driving youth while on patrol in Chatham early Saturday.

CK police say around 4am, officers stopped a car with two female youths inside.

When the driver was unable to provide a drivers licence and gave a false name, police arrested her.

A female youth is now charged with a number of offences, including taking a motor vehicle without consent, driving without a licence, and smoking tobacco in a motor vehicle while another person less than 16 years old is present.


A 28-year-old man faces charges after a theft complaint from the LCBO.

Chatham-Kent police say around 4:30pm they were told alcohol had been stolen from the Wellington St. E in Chatham.

Police later located a suspect who was in possession of alcohol.

Now, a 28-year-old is charged with theft and possession of stolen property under $5,000.


CK police have also arrested a 34-year-old for breach of undertaking.

Police officials say they learned a man made contact with an individual he was instructed not to speak to.

A suspect was arrested just before 5pm and held for a bail hearing.


Police are looking for a break and enter suspect after an incident Friday.

Police say sometime between 7pm and 11pm, someone broke into a Glengarry Cres. home, stealing jewelry and electronics.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Chatham-Kent police or Crime Stoppers.


Police are looking for the owner of a bike after it was stolen in Chatham.

Police officials say staff at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance saw an unknown suspect take a bike that was locked up.

When staff tried to stop the suspect, he continued to flee.