The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 161 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Nine people were arrested, and five were on outstanding warrants.
UPDATE: Man Arrested for Break and Enter and Assault CK22060836
On February 3, 2023, the Chatham-Kent Police released details on an incident that occurred on December 27, 2023, at a Prince Arthur Avenue residence in Chatham. At that time, two men had been arrested and released with future court dates, and a third was outstanding.
On February 6, 2023, at 8:49 a.m., the third man attended police headquarters and turned himself in to the police.
The 21-year-old Chatham man was charged with breaking and entering and assault. He was released with conditions and a future court date.
Man Arrested for Bail Violations CK23006330
At 2:50 p.m., police responded to a residence on Wallace Street in Wallaceburg for a disturbance. Police were advised a man was outside and apartment demanding entry.
Upon arrival, police located a man inside the building. Through investigation, police learned the man had been released by the court with conditions not to communicate with a man or be within 100 meters of the man’s apartment, which was the apartment he was attempted to enter.
The 30-year-old Walpole Island man was arrested and charged with two counts of failing to comply with a release order. He was transported to police headquarter and held pending a bail hearing.
Man Arrested for Impaired Driving CK23006354
At 5:30 p.m., police responded to a vehicle off the roadway on Bear Line Road in Dover Township.
Through investigation, the first officer on the scene believed the man was driving his vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, and he was arrested. The man was transported to the Ontario Provincial Police Chatham detachment for further breath tests.
Dean Bouffard, 72 years of Wallaceburg, has been charged with having a blood alcohol concentration exceeding the legal limit. He was released with conditions pending a future court date of February 27, 2023.
Women Arrested for Theft CK23006372
At 7:41 p.m., police responded to a theft from Walmart on St. Clair Street in Chatham.
Police received information two women left the store with a cart full of products and left the area in a vehicle. Descriptions of the women and vehicle were provided to the police. The vehicle was last seen travelling north on St. Clair Street.
Police located the vehicle on McNaughton Avenue in Wallaceburg and conducted a traffic stop. Both women were arrested and transported to police headquarters, and the vehicle was towed.
A 34-year-old Chatham woman and a 37-year-old Chatham-Kent woman were charged with theft and possession of the stolen property. They were released with conditions and a future court date of March 6, 2023.
Man Arrested for Intimate Partner Violence CK23006382
At 8:34 p.m., police responded to Lorne Avenue for a domestic dispute.
Through investigation, police learned the man and woman engaged in a verbal argument that escalated when the man assaulted the woman.
The 27-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with assault. He was transported to police headquarters and released with conditions and a future court date of March 6, 2023.