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Alleged traffic light manipulation leads to arrest

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Chatham-Kent police have charged a 32-year-old man who allegedly manipulated traffic lights in Wallaceburg.

On Jan. 12 at 8:38 a.m., police responded to a mischief call on Dufferin Avenue.

Through investigation, officers said they learned that an individual had gained access to the traffic lights and was manipulating the flow of traffic. Officers identified the man and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

On Feb. 29 at 11:55 a.m., the man attended Chatham-Kent Police headquarters and turned himself into the police.

The 32-year-old Chatham-Kent man was arrested and charged with mischief endangering life. He was released with conditions of a future court date for April 8, 2024.

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