Police Briefs – Sunday, August 28, 2016

A fight over alcohol has resulted in the arrest of a Chatham man.

On Saturday police say a male and a female were fighting over alcohol when the male poured beer over the female’s head and threw the can at her. He then allegedly assaulted her and broke a window.

Police have arrested a 40-year-old male and have charged him with assault with a weapon, assault, and mischief. He remains in custody pending a bail hearing.


Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred sometime between 5pm on August 26 and 11:30am on August 27.

They say the unknown suspect(s) entered a fenced compound on Siemens Dr. in Chatham and stole a Yamaha generator and a Yamaha boat motor.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Chris Robb at 519-436-6600 ext. 83336.


Police say about $3500 worth of fishing equipment has been stolen from a boat docked at the marina in Erieau.

The alleged theft happened sometime during the week.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Bryan Vaughan at 519-436-6600 ext. 87264. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.