Police Briefs – Sunday, September 18, 2016

Several electronics have been stolen from a Shoppers Drug Mart on St. Clair St. in Chatham.

Police were called to the store around 4am on Sunday when the alarm went off.

They say when they arrived to the scene they found a shattered glass window, but no one was inside.

Damages and loss of products is estimated to be over $1,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Dan Carroll at dancar@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87298.


A 20-year-old Wallaceburg man who allegedly used a television as a weapon has been arrested.

Police say early Saturday morning a man and a woman started arguing. The situation escalated when the man allegedly assaulted the woman by throwing a television at her.

He left before police arrived but later turned himself in.

The man has been charged with assault, assault with a weapon, and mischief to property.  He has been released and will have to appear in court next week.


Chatham-Kent police responded to a disturbance on King St. near Fourth St. in Chatham around 12:30am on Sunday.

Police say they found an intoxicated 24-year-old man who was unable to take care of himself at that point. For his own safety police took him to police headquarters, where he was charged with being intoxicated in a public place.