Chatham man arrested twice in one day
Chatham-Kent Police Service headquarters in Chatham, Ont. on Tuesday, Sept. 29 2020. (Rich Garton/CTV Windsor)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- Chatham-Kent police arrested the same man twice in one day after two separate incidents.
A concerned citizen contacted police about a suspicious man on Queen Street in Chatham on Sunday afternoon.
Police say the citizen saw the man force his way into a vehicle and remove several items.
Officers found the man a short distance away and he was arrested.
The 32-year-old Chatham man was charged with mischief and theft under $5000. The stolen items were returned to their rightful owner.
Later Sunday afternoon, police say the same man was seen stealing a bicycle from a property on Wellington Street in Chatham.
Officers found him and he was arrested again.
He was charged with theft under $5000 and being in possession of property obtained by a crime under $5000. He was released pending a future court date of Nov. 25.