Police Briefs – Friday, April 14, 2017

Two local drivers are facing automatic licence suspensions after driving under the influence.

One incident stemmed from a motor vehicle collision in the Duart area.  Chatham-Kent police say it happened following a single-car crash in the Duart area.  The man was evaluated on suspicion of driving under the influence and was issued an alcohol-related three-day suspension on the spot. The man was also charged with failing to have insurance and careless driving.

In the other instance, a traffic stop led to the arrest of a Chatham man out past a curfew.  The man was out on recognizance on a previous charge and was charged with violating the curfew issued as a condition.   In addition to a three-day automatic suspension for driving under the influence he is also charged with driving on a suspended licence.


A love triangle has resulted in the arrest of a Windsor woman.

A Windsor woman was arrested for assault after she appeared at a home in Chatham and found the current girlfriend of her ex-boyfriend.  An argument ensued and the Windsor woman allegedly threatened and assaulted the girlfriend.

The Windsor woman was released on conditions pending a future court date.


A warrant was executed on a Wheatley man who was arrested following a routine traffic stop by Chatham-Kent police.

Upon a search of the vehicle, the driver was arrested on charges of drug trafficking and possession, as well as a firearms violation.    The driver was also charged with driving on a suspended licence.