CK police briefs – Wednesday, October 6, 2021

 Two-vehicle collision leads to weapon-related charges 

Two men from Chatham are facing weapon-related charges after a two-vehicle collision on Grand Avenue East in Chatham early Tuesday morning.

Police said a woman who was driving one of the vehicles involved in the collision was allegedly threatened with a knife by the other driver.

The driver fled the scene before officers arrived.

Police said the woman’s boyfriend later went to the man’s home and allegedly assaulted him, while also damaging his car.

The 37-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault, being in possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and mischief over $5,000.

The 41-year-old man involved in the collision, was arrested and charged with uttering threats and being in possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Both men were released with future court dates.

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Teenager charged with assault following fight at Chatham high school 

A 14-year-old is facing an assault charge after getting into a fight with another student at a local high school.

The teenager was released with a future court date.

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Red Dodge Ram stolen from Chatham residence 

Chatham-Kent police are appealing to the public for possible tips after a red 1999 Dodge Ram pick-up truck with a red topper was stolen from a residence on Peter Street in Chatham.

Police said the truck was last seen with Ontario license plates AH96488.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mike Taylor at 519-436-6600,  mailbox number, 87198.  Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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Traffic signs stolen in Ridgetown 

Police are appealing to the public for possible tips after three “No Parking” signs and one “School Crossing” sign were stolen along Main Street East in Ridgetown sometime over the weekend.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Kieran Crosby at 519-436-6600, mailbox number, 222.  Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.