Chatham Man Charged After Police Officer Spat Upon
A Chatham man faces assault charges after an incident involving a police officer.
Chatham-Kent Police Service says the man was found in possession of an air compressor that had been reported stolen from a business on Grand Avenue Sunday.
Police say the man was arrested and transported to police headquarters where he spat on an officer.
A 25-year-old man from Chatham is charged with break and enter, theft, possession of stolen property over $5,000 and assaulting a peace officer.
Police say the man remains in custody while he awaits a bail hearing.