Chatham-Kent police briefs
Man found with weapons, break-in tools
Chatham-Kent police were contacted early Sunday night about a man riding his bike through a north Chatham neighbourhood with a crossbow and gun on his back.
Police said information was received around 6:30 p.m. about the man riding on Greenfield Lane. He was later located on Spurgeon Drive, where he was found to be in possession of a compound bow and pellet gun.
While searching the 28-year-old Chatham man during the arrest, police said he was found with a backpack containing bolt cutters, hacksaws, a screwdriver, mask, zip ties and wrench set.
Police also noted the man was released from court on Jan. 29 with several conditions, including that he not possess any weapons.
The accused was arrested and charged with failing to comply and being in possession of break-in instruments, police said.
He was taken into custody pending a bail hearing.
Tilbury woman facing impaired charges
A 39-year-old Tilbury woman was charged with impaired driving after a Chatham-Kent police officer spotted her driving erratically late Sunday night.
Police said the officer saw the accused swerving in her lane, braking unnecessarily and continuously changing speeds while driving westbound on Queen's Line around 11:45 p.m.
The officer pulled the vehicle over and through investigation, believed the woman was driving while under the influence of alcohol.
She was arrested and transported to police headquarters in Chatham for breath tests. Police said the woman refused to provide suitable samples of her breath.
She was charged with impaired driving and failing to provide a breath sample, and later released when sober with a July 11 court date, police said.