Wallaceburg couple facing assault charges against each other

A Wallaceburg couple ended up in custody after Chatham-Kent police responded to a domestic disturbance Wednesday morning in Wallaceburg.

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A Wallaceburg couple ended up in custody after Chatham-Kent police responded to a domestic disturbance Wednesday morning in Wallaceburg.

Through investigation, police learned this was not the first incident of domestic violence between the couple.

Police said the 29-year-old male was arrested and charged with four counts of assault, two counts of assault with a weapon, two counts of uttering threats, one count of weapons dangerous and one count of failing to comply with his release conditions.

The 32-year-old woman was also arrested and charged with three counts of assault, assault with a weapon, mischief under $5,000 and being party to the offence of failing to comply, police said.

Both accused were placed in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man cautioned about behaviour

Chatham-Kent police have cautioned a man after responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of St. George Street in Chatham waving to children walking to school last Friday morning.

Police said the same vehicle was seen last Saturday morning on Prince Street with the same man waving to a group of children playing outside.

Through investigation, police said the vehicle and driver were identified and determined there is no evidence of criminal activity or threat to public safety at this time.

Police said the man was cautioned regarding the perception of his behaviour towards the children.

Assault charge

A 25-year-old Blenheim man is facing an assault charge in connection to an incident at a Chatham residence on Wednesday afternoon.

Chatham-Kent police report an argument began between the accused and his girlfriend while at her residence.

The incident escalated into a physical altercation as the man assaulted her, police said.

The accused was arrested and charge with assault then placed in custody pending a bail hearing.

Trailer stolen

Chatham-Kent police are investigating the theft of a new black Moritz dump trailer valued at $10,000.

Police said the trailer was stolen sometime between 7 p.m. Tuesday and 7:30 a.m. Wednesday when entry was gained by force into a compound on Seventh Line, which caused about $2,500 damage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Kevin McCaughley at kevinm@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 84918. Anonymous calls can also be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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