Stolen crossbow, pellet gun recovered
On Sunday night, Chatham-Kent police received information that a man was riding his bike on Greenfield Lane with a crossbow and gun on his back.
Officers located the man on Spurgeon Drive where he was reportedly found to be in possession of a compound bow and pellet gun, contrary to his court-imposed release conditions, police said.
Upon being searched, the man was also reportedly found with a backpack which contained bolt cutters, hacksaws, grappling hook, screwdriver, mask, zip ties and wrench set, police said.
The man was charged with failing to comply and being in possession of break-in instruments.
As a result of a previous news release, a local resident called police after realizing that his compound bow and pellet gun had been stolen from his garage on McNaughton Avenue East.
The recovered stolen items will be returned to the homeowner, police said.
The 28-year-old Chatham man was rearrested at court and charged with break and enter and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5,000. He remains in custody pending a bail hearing.
Break and enter charge
On June 20, a father found a young man who used to date his daughter hiding in the attic of their home.
The young man was escorted out of the home, police said. After he left, the homeowner realized a quantity of cash was missing.
On Monday, the 22-year-old Chatham man attended police headquarters and turned himself in.
He was charged with break and enter and theft under $5,000. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Police located a woman Monday night who was wanted on outstanding warrants for assault and failing to attend court.
The 18-year-old Walpole Island woman was arrested and has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Also on Monday, police located a man who was wanted on warrants for breach of probation and failing to attend for fingerprints.
The 34-year-old Chatham man was arrested and released with a court date.
Sometime between Sunday night at 7 p.m. and Monday morning at 11 a.m., someone forced their way into a barn on McKinlay Road and stole approximately $1,000 worth of tools.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Steve Donald at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 519-436-6600 ext. 84980.
Sometime Monday between 4:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., someone forced their way into a garage on Park Street in Chatham and stole power tools valued at $2,000.
Contact Const. Doug Littlewood at email@example.com, or 519-436-6600 ext. 87288.
Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Motor vehicle collisions
On Monday morning around 11:30 a.m., police responded to a two-vehicle collision on St. Clair Street between Regency Drive and Pioneer Line.
No one was injured. Total damage was estimated at $6,000. A 57-year-old Thamesville man was charged with careless driving.
On Monday night, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Base Line near Kent Bridge Road. Minor injuries were reported. Total damage was estimated at $25,000. The collision remains under investigation.