Police Briefs – December 26, 2015

A young person in Chatham is facing mischief charges under $5,000 after police say Facebook messages led to a car being damaged.

Police say at around 11:30pm on Christmas Day, a young person kicked a car and broke off the side mirror that was on Bedford St. after being upset by Facebook messages.

The young person has been released from police custody and is due in court January 11.

Chatham-Kent police are investigating a pair of alleged Christmas Day break-ins.

Police report a Sheldon Ave. apartment was broken into by a person or persons at about 6pm.
A 42″ TV was allegedly stolen.

There are suspects at this point in the investigation.

Officers also responded to an earlier break and enter call at about 2:50pm. Police were called to an appartment on Timmins Cres.

Police report owners telling officers that sometime withing the past week their shower curtain, cassette stereo and some cash had been stolen.

Police don’t have any suspects in this case yet either.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Nicole Letourneau at nicolele@chatham-kent.ca or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

An investigation is underway into a Wallaceburg fire believe to be intentionally set.

Chatham-Kent police and fire crews responded to a business on Lowe St. in the town on Christmas Eve morning.

Police report the fire was started in a clothing donation bin. Fire, smoke and water damaged donated goods, valued at about 4200.

At this time there are no suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigating officer Rod Louzon by email at RODL@chatham-kent.ca or call 519-436-6600 x87236 or anonymously call Crime SToppers at 1-800-22-8477 (TIPS).