Driver claims to be passenger, man arrested for impaired driving: Chatham-Kent police

A man claiming to be a passenger of vehicle was arrested for impaired driving Saturday night, says Chatham-Kent police.

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A witness called police around 7 pm about an impaired driver and kept watch on the vehicle until officers arrived, police said.

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When the vehicle was stopped, police said the driver attempted to hide in the back of the vehicle claiming to be a passenger.

A 55-year-old Belle River man was arrested and taken to police headquarters where he refused to provide a proper breath sample, police said.

He was charged with failure to comply with a breath demand and impaired driving before released with a March 4 court date, police said.

Refusing to leave police headquarters leads to arrest: CK police

A man was arrested for breach of the peace after refusing to leave police headquarters, says Chatham-Kent police.

A man was hanging around the foyer of police headquarters Saturday and was told to leave after being allowed to stay in the area for a long period of time, police said.

The man became aggressive with officers and was arrested for breach of the peace, police said.

He was held in custody until he was calm and no longer concerned, police said.

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