The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 189 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Five people were arrested on outstanding warrants.
Man Arrested for Failing to Attend Court CK23000771
At 12:30 p.m., the man attended Chatham-Kent Police headquarters and turned himself in to the police.
The man was wanted on an outstanding warrant for theft and possession of stolen property related to a theft investigation on Victoria Road in Howard Township on March 5, 2022. He was also wanted for failing to attend court.
The 37-year-old Thamesville man was arrested and was released with a new court date of January 30, 2023.
Two men Arrested on Outstanding OPP Warrants CK23000773/785
At 1:01 p.m., one man was located by an officer on Murray Street in Wallaceburg. The man was wanted on an outstanding warrant held by the Lambton Ontario Provincial Police.
The 48-year-old Walpole Island man was arrested and turned over to the Walpole Island Police.
At 1:49 p.m., the other man was located on Wallace Street in Wallaceburg. The man was wanted on an outstanding warrant held by the Lambton Ontario Provincial Police.
The 34-year-old Chatham man was arrested and turned over to the Walpole Island Police.
Man Arrested for Failing to Attend Court CK23000803
At 3:06 p.m., police located the man on Murray Street in Chatham while investigating another matter.
The man was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court.
The 46-year-old Chatham man was arrested and transported to police headquarters. He was released with a new court date of January 30, 2023.
Man Arrested for Assault CK23000863
On January 5, 2023, at 10:03 a.m. police received a complaint of assault between neighbours on Talbot Street West in Blenheim.
Through investigation, police learned the woman and the man engaged in a verbal argument. The argument escalated when the man struck the woman in the face.
At 10:26 p.m., police located the man and arrested him.
The 49-year-old Blenheim man was charged with assault. He was transported to headquarters and released with conditions and a future court date of January 30, 2023.
Yesterday, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Traffic Unit conducted traffic enforcement on Grand River Line in Dover Township. Within 90 minutes, officers issued six speeding tickets and one seatbelt ticket.
The Chatham-Kent Police Service reminds motorists to obey the speed limit. Speed is a significant factor in collisions with serious and fatal injuries, and road safety is everyone’s responsibility.
Make it a priority when you drive.