Sunday, December 4, 2022

Crack, cocaine, oxycodone, firearms seized in drug bust


Crack, cocaine, oxycodone pills, and several firearms were seized in a drug bust in Wheatley this month.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials say in April 2017, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service Intelligence and Drug Enforcement Unit, along with the Critical Incident Response Team executed a search warrant at a residence in Wheatley.

Drugs (crack cocaine, cocaine, oxycodone pills, marijuana), drug paraphernalia and firearms were located within the house and seized by police for evidence.

As a result of the search warrant, a 57-year-old Wheatley man was arrested and charged with the following:

– Possession of a Controlled Substance

– Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking

– Careless Storage of a Firearm x 4

He was transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters where he was released with a court date of Thursday, May 11, 2017.

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