Police Briefs – Monday, February 15, 2016

A deer is to blame following a two-vehicle collision in Howard Township.

Police responded to the incident around 9pm Sunday on Victoria Rd.

Through investigation officers learned a deer ran through the roadway, forcing one of the drivers to veer and crash into another car.

A 16-year-old male now faces charges.


Police responded to two other collisions Sunday.

Around 10:30am a two-vehicle crash caused $6,000 in damages. This on Victoria Ave. in Chatham.

Later, around 5:45pm another two-vehicle collision happened near King St. W and Richmond St. There were no injuries.


A 23-year-old man of no fixed address remains in custody after an assault at the Downtown Chatham Centre.

Around 1pm police were called to the mall, after an employee was assaulted. Witnesses say they had been trying to get the suspect to leave the facility.

A 23-year-old man is charged with assault and causing a disturbance. He’s being held for a bail hearing.


Police say a 28-year-old Walpole Island man has turned himself in with outstanding warrants.

Back in November a man made threats to cause another person injury, prompting officials to issue a warrant for his arrest.

They say the suspect turned himself in at police headquarters around 9am Sunday.


An a domestic incident has landed a 26-year-old Chatham man in custody.

Police say an assault between a man and a woman occurred at a Chatham home around 4:45pm. Officials say the an assaulted the woman and stopped her from leaving the residence.

The suspect is now charged with forcible confinement and assault among other charges.