Police Briefs – Friday, February 19, 2016

A Highgate woman has been arrested following an incident at her ex-boyfriend’s house.

Chatham-Kent police say around 6pm last night a female suspect went to the home of her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend in Thamesville.

Police allege the suspect began yelling outside the house and kicking the front door. Police add before the suspect left, she allegedly keyed the new girlfriend’s car.

Damages are estimated around $1,500. Officers caught up to the suspect just before 9pm Thursday night.

A 35-year-old woman is now charged with mischief under $5,000.


CK police have also crossed off another name on their most-wanted list.

Police say they issued the warrant for the 25-year-old’s arrest after a failed court attendance back in January.

Officers located the suspect, and 25-year-old Chatham man is in custody pending a bail hearing.


A Wallaceburg man is back in custody after breaching his court conditions.

Police say back on January 27, a man was released from custody with court conditions not to contact a specific Chatham woman.

Through investigation police learned the suspect allegedly contacted the woman via Facebook, and later through email.

Now a 33-year-old Wallaceburg man is charged with two counts of breach of probation.


Officers also responded to a two-vehicle collision on Adelaide St. near Wellington St. in Chatham.

Police say no one was injured in the crash, and damages are pegged at $3,000.

Now a 73-year-old London woman is charged with failing to yield the right of way.


Police say they’ve resolved a matter regarding illegal parking in a handicapped space.

A photo depicting a truck taking up two handicapped parking spaces in Chatham went viral on the internet.

Officers explain they have spoken with the registered owner of the truck, and the issue has been resolved.