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CK police briefs - Thursday, March 9, 2023

Police find man in the middle of a break-in

A 55-year-old Dresden man is charged with breaking and entering after police allegedly found him inside a supply trailer on a construction site in Chatham.

Police said they were called to the scene on St. Clair Street just before 7 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a man who had forced his way into a trailer at the job site.

When police arrived, the man was allegedly still inside a trailer there.

The accused was arrested, charged, and later released with conditions and a future court date.


Man wanted by CK police turns up in Durham Region

A 36-year-old Whitby man who was wanted by Chatham-Kent police turned up in the Toronto-area this week.

CK police said they were notified by the Durham Regional Police Service that they had a man in custody who was wanted on a DNA warrant held by the Chatham-Kent Police Service.

As a result, CKPS forensic officers went there and satisfied the warrant.

The man was then left in the custody of the Durham Regional Police.


Vulnerable Persons Registry reminder

Chatham-Kent police are reminding the public that they have a Vulnerable Persons Registry that allows allows caregivers and family members to submit vital information to the police if they feel that someone under their care is at risk.

Police said the information helps officers respond quickly and effectively in the event of an emergency.

The registry provides information such as the person's physical description, routines, medical or particular needs, and emergency contact information.

You are also encouraged to submit a digital photo in case your loved one gets lost or goes missing.

You can find out more information about the program by clicking here: https://ckpolice.com/vulnerable-persons-registry/.

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