Assault charge laid
A man who attended a residence in Wallaceburg on Thursday is facing charges.
The homeowner asked the man to leave, however, he allegedly failed to do so, Chatham-Kent police said.
Upon police arrival, the man allegedly failed to leave when directed and was placed under arrest. The man reportedly resisted arrest and a Taser was deployed. He was taken into custody.
The 38-year-old Wallaceburg man was charged with failing to leave premises when directed and assault with intent to resist arrest. He was released with a court date. The officer sustained a minor injury to his hand, police said.
Breaching curfew charge
On Tuesday, a man was released from court with several conditions.
One of those conditions stated he was to obey a daily curfew of 9 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday, an officer on general patrol reportedly observed the man on King Street in Chatham, police said.
The 41-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with failing to comply. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Failure to comply charge
On Thursday night, police received information that a man and woman, currently bound by conditions not to communicate with each other, were together in an apartment in Thamesville.
Officers located the pair and both were arrested.
The 21-year-old Thamesville woman was charged with failing to comply. The 33-year-old man of no fixed address was charged with three counts of failing to comply as he was also bound by a daily curfew and a condition not to be in Thamesville, police said. Both have been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Theft from vehicles
Sometime between Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. and Thursday at 6 a.m., someone forced their way into two vehicles parked at Sarnia Propane on St. Clair Street causing about $1,500 damage.
Six Milwaukee M18 lithium ion batteries and a Milwaukee M18 charger valued at $1,150 were stolen, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Jessica Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-436-6600 ext. 8107333. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Have a safe Thanksgiving
Police stated they will be out in full force this holiday weekend focusing on road safety to reduce impaired driving, distracted driving and aggressive driving.
Also wear your seatbelt and drive safely, police added.
Blanket drive for Victim Services
This is the last weekend that police will be accepting new and gently used blankets for Victim Services.
Donations may be dropped off at police headquarters in Chatham or police substations in Wallaceburg, Blenheim or Ridgetown.
Thanksgiving food drive
People are asked to help police ‘Stuff a Bus’ at Sobeys on Park Avenue in Chatham on Saturday.
All donations will be going directly to the food bank to help those in need.