The Chatham-Kent Police Service Intelligence Unit, in a collaborative effort with the Community Patrol and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), has arrested a 34-year-old man from Chatham-Kent. The arrest is linked to a series of break-and-enter incidents targeting lottery tickets.

This significant breakthrough follows an extensive investigation into several reported cases across Chatham. The incidents under investigation, with their respective dates and locations, are as follows:

  1. November 28, 2023, on Lacroix Street
  2. November 29, 2023, on St. Clair Street
  3. December 3, 2023, on Keil Drive South
  4. December 4, 2023, on Grand Avenue East (reported as mischief with no entry gained)
  5. December 9, 2023, again on Grand Avenue East
  6. December 15, 2023, on Indian Creek Road
  7. December 17, 2023, on National Road
  8. December 19, 2023, once more on Grand Avenue East

The accused faces multiple charges, including mischief under $5,000, two counts of possession of stolen property, and seven counts of break-and-enter. Following his arrest, he was taken to police headquarters and is currently being held pending a bail hearing.

By Muhammad Aamir, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Tilbury Times Reporter

Original Published on Jan 02, 2024 at 23:44

This item reprinted with permission from   Tilbury Times Reporter   Comber Guelph, Ontario

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