The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 166 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Six people were arrested.
Man Charged with Assault with a Weapon
On Thursday around 5:00 p.m. police responded to a neighbour dispute in Tilbury. At this time, police learned that a verbal argument between the men, regarding a traffic related complaint, escalated into one of the men, lunging towards his neighbour in a threatening manner, while in possession of a knife. The man left the area prior to police arrival.
Yesterday, the 66-year-old Tilbury man was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon. He was released with conditions pending a future court date of December 19, 2022.
Pedestrian Struck in Motor Vehicle Collision
Yesterday morning, emergency personnel responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Keil Drive and Grand Avenue in Chatham. The driver was turning onto Keil Drive when she failed to yield the right of way to a pedestrian crossing Grand Avenue. The pedestrian, an 84-year-old Dover Township woman was transported to the CKHA via EMS with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver, an 86-year-old Chatham woman was not physically injured and charged with making a turn not in safety.
Man and Woman Arrested on Outstanding Warrants
Early this morning, police responded to a possible break and enter in progress at a storage facility in Chatham. Upon police arrival, officers located a man and woman, who were accessing a storage unit belonging to the woman and determined that they were not engaged in illegal activity. Further investigation, did however reveal that both were currently wanted on outstanding warrants. The 26-year-old Chatham woman and 27-year-old Chatham man were both arrested and released pending a future court date of January 9, 2023.