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CK police briefs - Friday, June 2, 2023

Wanted man found lying on a bench

Chatham-Kent police were able to cross another name off of their wanted list after following up on a well-being check in Chatham.

Police said they were called in to check on a man who was lying on a park bench near Landings Place in Chatham just after 6 p.m. Thursday and confirmed that he did not require medical attention.

Officers also learned that the 30-year-old Raleigh Township man was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failing to comply with a probation order, though, so he was arrested.

He was later released with conditions and a future court date.


Youth arrested for public intoxication

A Wallaceburg teen spent some time sobering up in police custody after officers were called to investigate a disturbance on a train bridge in Wallaceburg Thursday night.

Police said they got the tip at 7 p.m. Thursday and found a youth in the area who was allegedly intoxicated and unable to care for themselves.

A 15-year-old youth was taken to police headquarters and was set to be held there until police could find a parent.


Police arrest Dresden man wanted for assault

The long arm of the law has caught up with a 49-year-old Dresden man who was wanted in connection with an assault investigation.

CK police said they found the man while they were responding to a call about some suspicious activity on St. George Street in Dresden shortly before 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police said they were able to confirm that the man wanted and later charged him with four counts of assault.

He was taken to police headquarters and later released with conditions and a future court date.

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