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CK police briefs - Thursday, April 4, 2024

Man wanted for depositing stolen cheque turns himself in

A 32-year-old Blenheim man accused of cashing in a stolen cheque two months ago has been arrested.

CK police said they were notified of the incident on February 2, adding that the stolen cheque had been deposited into a bank account in Blenheim.

Officers said they were able to identify the man who owned the account that received the money from the cheque and they obtained a warrant for his arrest when they couldn't find him.

Police said he turned himself in at police headquarters shortly before noon on Wednesday and was charged with fraud and possession of stolen property.

He was later released with a future court date.


Chatham woman wanted for skipping court arrested

A 20-year-old Chatham woman who was wanted for allegedly skipping a scheduled court date has turned herself in.

Chatham-Kent police said the woman was initially arrested on November 16 and later released with conditions and a future court date.

Officers said when she skipped that scheduled appearance, a warrant was issued for her arrest.

She managed to avoid police until she turned herself in at CK police headquarters just before 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

The woman was arrested on the warrant and later released with a new court date at the end of the month.

She is currently charged with break-and-enter, assault with a weapon, and forcible confinement.


Man wanted for going out past his curfew arrested in Wallaceburg

Chatham-Kent police have caught up with a 25-year-old Wallaceburg man who was wanted for violating his curfew.

Police said an officer on general patrol found the man during a traffic stop on Murray Street in Wallaceburg shortly after 5:15 p.m. Wednesday.

The wanted man was arrested and taken to police headquarters where he was set to be held pending a bail hearing.

He is currently charged with possession of stolen property and failing to comply with a release order.


Suspicious activity call leads to wanted man's arrest

A 44-year-old Chatham-Kent man who tried to trick police by using a fake name found out the hard way that lying to the law will only get you into more trouble.

CK police said they found the man while they were responding to a report of some suspicious activity on Taylor Trail in Chatham at around 1 a.m. Thursday.

Police said the man gave officers a false name, adding that when they learned his true identity, they also learned that he was wanted on several warrants.

As a result, the 44-year-old Chatham-Kent man was arrested and taken into custody pending a bail hearing.

He is currently charged with two counts of possession of a firearm/ammo contrary to a prohibition order, two counts of trespassing by night, and one count each of obstructing a peace officer and failing to attend court.


Wanted woman arrested after disturbance at VIA Rail

A 44-year-old Chatham woman who was wanted in connection with an investigation in Charing Cross a little over a month ago was arrested after police were called to a disturbance at the VIA Rail on Queen Street in Chatham.

Police said they were called there just after 3:30 a.m. Thursday and arrested the woman.

She was charged with being unlawfully in a dwelling and was later released with conditions and a future court date.

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