Police Briefs — Friday, February 3, 2017

A Chatham man is facing several charges after allegedly smashing a glass door and attacking a family member.

Investigators say the man went to an apartment in Chatham on Thursday and allegedly threw a large rock at the patio door, smashing the glass and causing $1,000 in damage.

He then entered the residence, picked up a chair and allegedly raised it over his head towards the family member in an assaultive manner. He also allegedly grabbed her by the wrist in an attempt to pull her to the ground.

The suspect left the scene as friends of the homeowner intervened, but he was found a short distance away.

The 28-year-old Chatham man faces a number of charges including break and enter, assault with a weapon and assault.

Charges have been laid against a Tilbury Man.

Chatham-Kent police say an argument began between the man and his common-law wife at their home Thursday night, and he allegedly threatened to harm her by using either a knife or a pair of scissors.

As the argument continued over the use of a computer, he allegedly uttered another threatening comment and the woman left with their children, as she feared for everyone’s safety. She also called police.

The 53-year-old Tilbury man has been charged with two counts of uttering threats.

Chatham-Kent OPP have charged a Chatham man during a traffic stop.

Officers pulled over a vehicle on Communication Rd. near Fairview Line on Tuesday and found the vehicle’s validation sticker was expired. The driver was also disqualified from driving.

A 52-year-old Chatham man faces several charges including two counts of driving while disqualified and operating a motor vehicle without insurance.

The vehicle has been impounded for 45 days.