CK police briefs - Saturday, November 26, 2022

Woman struck by vehicle in Chatham

An 84-year-old Dover Township woman is recovering in the hospital after being stuck by a vehicle in Chatham.

The incident happened at the intersection of Keil Drive and Grand Avenue on Friday morning.

Police said the was turning onto Keil Drive and failed to yield the right of way to a pedestrian crossing Grand Avenue.

The pedestrian was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver, an 86-year-old Chatham woman was not physically injured and charged with making a turn not in safety.

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Tilbury man facing assault and weapons charge following dispute with neighbour 

A 66-year-old Tilbury man is facing an assault charge after an incident involving a knife during a neighbour dispute.

On Thursday around 5 p.m., Chatham-Kent police responded to the dispute in Tilbury.

Police said they learned that a verbal argument over a traffic complaint took place before escalating into one the men lunging towards his neighbour while in possession of a knife.

The man left the area before police arrived.

Yesterday, the 66-year-old Tilbury man was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon.

He was released with conditions pending a future court date.

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Pair arrested on outstanding warrants

An early morning visit to a storage facility in Chatham on Saturday resulted in a woman and man being arrested on outstanding warrants.

Police responded to what was initially believed to be a possible break and enter in progress.

Officers arrived and found the man and woman were accessing a storage unit belonging to the woman and determined there wasn’t any illegal activity occurring.

However, police said further investigation revealed the 26-year-old woman and 27-year-old man, both from Chatham, were each wanted on outstanding warrants.

They were both arrested and later released with a future court date.

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