Charges laid against local man after large fight



The Amherstburg Police Service say there were charges laid against a local man following a “large fight” at a Texas Road business.

Amherstburg police state that they were called to the Verdi Club around 1:48 a.m. Sunday on a report of approximately 15 people fighting. As a result, a 29-year-old Amherstburg man ended up being charged with three offenses. The man faces charges of causing a disturbance, assaulting police and resisting arrest.


Impaired driving   A local man faces charges of impaired driving after a traffic stop last Friday night. Amherstburg police state a 20-year-old Amherstburg man was arrested and charged on Front Road North around 10 p.m. Friday and charged with impaired driving and exceeding 80mg of alcohol in his system.


Mischief   Police state there was a report of mischief from a Pine Ridge Ct. resident after damage was done to the homeowner’s vehicle. Police state there was a hole punched in the rear window of the vehicle. It was reported last Wednesday around 7 p.m. but police say it is believed to have occurred during the afternoon.

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Accident   A 26-year-old Amherstburg woman was charged following a crash at the intersection of Howard Ave. and Middle Side Road. The woman faces a charge of turning not in safety. Police add there were minor injuries as a result of the accident, which was reported Friday around 3 p.m.


Breach   A 23-year-old Amherstburg man was arrested for allegedly breaching his conditions. The arrest was made last Thursday on Richmond St., near Wolfe St.


Theft   Amherstburg police were called to General Amherst High School last Wednesday around 2:30 p.m. for a report of a theft. Police state that the student reported that a cell phone had been taken. There are currently no suspects.


Stats   There were 249 calls for service last week. Amherstburg police also responded to six 911 hang-up calls and seven alarm calls. There were also 60 traffic-related offenses from Jan. 9-16.


–All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

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