Police Briefs – Monday, November 7, 2016

A Chatham man is charged with two counts of assault and mischief after a domestic incident.

Police say the man and his girlfriend were arguing Sunday when it escalated into a physical confrontation.

The 27-year-old suspect fled before officers arrived, but he was arrested Sunday night in Wallaceburg.


A man is charged after old wiring was stolen from a business on Park Ave. E in Chatham.

Police were called to Pickard Construction Sunday afternoon after the man was spotted throwing the wiring over the fence and leaving on a bicycle.

A suspect was arrested on Queen St. and has been charged with trespassing. The wiring was recovered an returned to the business.


A SUV and trailer are missing in Bothwell.

The blue 2005 GMC Jimmy with Ontario license plates BVLC 913 was stolen from Elm St. sometime between 9:30pm Saturday night, and 8:20am Sunday morning.

A 2005 homemade black trailer was also taken. It was the license plate L9769C, and had a 9500lb winch on the front, along with a solar panel and battery.

Total value of the theft was estimated at $8,000.


No one was hurt in a two-vehicle crash on Baldoon Rd. in Chatham.

The accident happened between Lark St. and Partridge Cres. around 3:45pm Sunday afternoon.

Damage is pegged at $4,500, and a 22-year-old Chatham woman has been charged.