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CK police briefs - Sunday, November 19, 2023

Woman driving stolen vehicle charged

Chatham-Kent police received a report of a vehicle stolen from a Dresden residence at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

Police said that officers intercepted the vehicle on Bear Line Road. A 23-year-old woman was found to be driving and was subsequently arrested.

The woman faces one count of theft of a motor vehicle and one count of possession of stolen property under $5,000.

She was released from police custody with a future court date.

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Man arrested for multiple offences

A 22-year-old man is facing seven charges stemming from multiple incidents over different days.

Police said he was arrested at a Ridgetown address.

The charges against him include:

  • Uttering threats x2

  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle x3

  • Assault with a weapon

  • Mischief under $5,000

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Wanted man arrested during service call

Police said that around 8:30 p.m. Saturday, officers were responding to a service call at a Chatham address when they located a man hiding in a bedroom.

According to police, the 51-year-old lied about his identity when questioned. The man was known to police and was arrested on multiple warrants from several jurisdictions, including Chatham-Kent.

He now faces a further charge of obstructing police.

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