Suspect charged with Chatham motel robbery

A 25-year-old Chatham man wanted on an outstanding warrant was arrested and charged with robbery Monday.

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A 25-year-old Chatham man wanted on an outstanding warrant was arrested and charged with robbery Monday.

He was wanted in connection with a robbery March 23 at a motel room on Grand Avenue East in Chatham.

He was released with a May 4 court date.

Impaired driving

A Chatham-Kent police officer at the scene of a single-vehicle collision just before 1 a.m. Tuesday on Bear Line Road near Pain Court Line reportedly saw a motorcyclist trying to get his bike back on the road.

The man allegedly failed a roadside breath test given by the officer, police said. He was arrested and taken to police headquarters for more tests.

The 60-year-old from Pain Court was charged with having a blood alcohol concentration over the legal limit. He was released with an April 27 court date.

Driving under suspension

An officer stopped a man for allegedly driving without wearing his seatbelt Monday morning on Queen Street in Tilbury.

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The man was also under suspension from driving for remedial measures related to a Criminal Code driving offence, police said.

The 26-year-old from Tilbury was charged with failing to wear a seatbelt and two counts of driving while under suspension. He must attend provincial offences court May 19.

His girlfriend’s vehicle was towed from the scene and impounded for 45 days.

Two collisions

A 31-year-old Belle River man was charged with careless driving after a single-vehicle collision Monday on Big Pointe Road near Marsh Line. No one was injured. Damage was estimated at $3,000.

A 64-year-old man was charged with careless driving after a single-vehicle collision Monday on Union Line between Centre Side Road and Lindsay Road. No one was injured. Damage was estimated at $1,000.

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