CK Police Briefs- Sunday, January 20, 2019

A 36-year-old man is accused of choking his girlfriend after an alleged incident in Dover on Sunday.

Man charged with possession of stolen plates

Yesterday morning at 8 a.m. police attended the area of Middle Line at Allison Line in Blenheim regarding a vehicle that had been parked on the side of the road for a long period of time.

When officers approached the vehicle, the man sitting in the driver’s seat said he was having car trouble.

Investigation revealed that the license plates on the vehicle were stolen.

A 47-year-old Hamilton man was arrested and charged with possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000. He was released with a future court date and the license plates were seized by police.

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Man charged in connection to break and enter

In the early hours of November 24, 2018, a man entered the Retro Suites Hotel in Chatham. Once inside, he was captured on video surveillance causing a large amount of damage in two areas of the hotel.

The value of the damage is estimated around $4,000. In addition, the man used force to enter into a hotel room that did not belong to him.

When police arrived, the man had fled and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Saturday night around 7:30 p.m. the 22-year-old Chatham man attended police headquarters and turned himself in. He was charged with two counts of mischief under $5,000 and breaking into a dwelling with the intent to commit an offence.

He has since been released with a court date.

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Man charged with failing to comply

In December 2018, a man was released from police custody with conditions. One of his conditions was to remain inside a specific residence in Glencoe at all times unless he was in the presence of his surety.

Last night at 11:30 p.m. officers attended an address in Ridgetown and observed the man without his surety.

The 29-year-old Glencoe man was arrested and charged with failing to comply. He was transported to police headquarters where he has been held for a bail hearing.