Police Briefs – Thursday, April 14, 2016

A Blenheim man has been charged after an argument with his ex-girlfriend turned physical.

Police say the man was at her home on Tuesday to retrieve personal belongings when they starting arguing and he allegedly assaulted her.

An investigation revealed it was not the first time this had happened.

The 41-year-old was arrested yesterday morning and charged with three counts of assault.


A 15-year-old youth from Wheatley has been charged with obstructing police.

Officers stopped a vehicle on Lee Ave. in Tilbury yesterday afternoon. The driver handed over ID, while the youth allegedly gave a fake name.

Once police learned of his real identity, they discovered he was under conditions to not communicate with the driver.

He was arrested and is in custody pending a bail hearing.


Confronting an ex-girlfriend while she went to an appointment did not go over well for a Wallaceburg man.

The man, who is under conditions to not communicate with the woman, allegedly surprised her in a parking lot in Chatham on Tuesday afternoon.

He tried to talk to her to repair their relationship, but when she asked him to leave, he grabbed her cellphone and fled.

The 29-year-old was arrested yesterday morning and is charged with failing to comply, and theft under $5,000.


A fight that turned physical has landed a Dresden man with assault charges.

Police arrested the 33-year-old man after he got into an argument with a woman last night.


Chatham-Kent police say sometime this month, someone tried to break into the Wheatley Animal Hospital on Erie St. N.

No other details are available.