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.