Police Briefs – Friday, November 4, 2016

Getting into a struggle with a Chatham-Kent police officer has landed a Blenheim man with charges.

Police stopped a vehicle on Kent Bridge Rd. on Thursday around 5:30pm. The driver was arrested followed a short struggle with the officer.

The 59-year-old man is charged with driving on a closed highway, failing to stop, driving with a license, and resisting arrest.

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A Ridgetown man, wanted on an outstanding warrant, was arrested in Chatham.

An officer stopped the 19-year-old on Queen St. around 5:30pm yesterday for riding his bicycle on the sidewalk.

An investigation revealed he was wanted for outstanding warrants for criminal harassment, and failing to appear in court.

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No one was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Main St. E in Ridgetown.

The collisionĀ happened just before noon yesterday.

Damage is estimated at $3,000, and a 49-year-old Ridgetown man was charged.