Police Briefs – Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Violating numerous release conditions has landed a Chatham man back in police custody.

Officers were called to a residence on Edgar St. in Chatham just before midnight for a dispute between a man and woman.

When they arrived the found the 29-year-old and charged him with failing to comply for violating his curfew.

During the arrest, police found a weight scale in his pocket, an item he was not suppose to have. The officer also detected alcohol on his breath, which was another violation.

He was charged with two more counts of failing to comply. He was taken to headquarters and is being held pending a bail hearing.


A Walpole Island man is waiting to be transferred to London after he was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

An officer on patrol stopped the 23-year-old on Westcourt Blvd. in Wallaceburg around 3:15pm on Monday.

The man was taken into custody after an investigation revealed he was wanted by the London Police Service.


A man and woman are facing drug possession charges after a vehicle blew through a red light in Chatham.

The OPP say on Tuesday around 3am, officers stopped the vehicle after if failed to stop for the light on Prince Albert Rd. near Longwoods Rd.

During the traffic stop, police found and seized around 15 g of cannabis marijuana.

As a result, a 32-year-old Chatham man  and a 22-year-old Chatham woman are charged with possession of a controlled substance. The man is also charged with failing to stop for a red light.