Trafficking charges have been laid after a drug bust in Blenheim.
Police officials say on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service Intelligence Section, assisted by the Critical Incident Response Team, executed the warrant at a residence on Talbot Trail.
Police say a systematic search of the residence recovered the following, which was seized by police:
– Cannabis Resin
– Prescription medication
The total street value of drugs seized was over $6,500.
As a result, the two homeowners, a 56-year-old Blenheim man and a 57-year-old Blenheim woman were arrested and charged with the following:
– Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Marihuana)
– Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
– Possession of a Controlled Substance (Cannabis resin)
– Possession of a Controlled Substance (Diazepam)
– Possession of Property Obtained by a Crime under $5,000 x 3
Through investigation, officers learned that in January 2009, the man had been placed on a Prohibition Order, which forbids him from possessing ammunition for life.
Therefore, he was additionally arrested and charged with the following:
– Possession of Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order x 2
The pair were transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters.
The man has been held in custody for a bail hearing and the woman was released with a future court date.