CK police briefs – Saturday, July 24, 2021

Police investigate shoplifting complaint

Chatham-Kent police were called to Walmart for a suspected theft. A 38-year-old male suspect was located and arrested.

Officers determined the man was also on conditions not to attend the store which resulted in him being charged with breaching a release order.

The man was later released with a future court date.


Woman charged with assaulting police

Officers have charged a woman with assaulting police during an altercation at a Chatham motel.

Police say they received a complaint about an unwanted person at the Traveller Inn on Queen’s Line. When officers arrived and attempted to remove the 38-year-old female, she began to throw garbage at police.

The woman was arrested a short time later and released with conditions to appear in court on September 8.


Officers arrest woman wanted on warrant 

While Chatham-Kent officers were investigating a matter on Queen’s Line, police observed a female known to be wanted by police.

The 32-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and later released with a court date for September 1.


Traffic stop leads to impaired driving charge

Police say an officer on duty observed a driver suspected to be impaired in the area of Queen’s Line in Tilbury.

The officer conducted a traffic stop and asked the driver to complete a roadside screening test. The driver did not pass the test and was taken to police headquarters for a breath test.

Once at the station, the accused failed additional testing and was charged.

A 45-year-old Leamington man was released pending a future court date.