Sunday, March 29, 2020

Police execute a pair of drug busts

The Chatham-Kent Police Service executed a pair of drug busts in Chatham on Tuesday.

Police officials allege yesterday morning, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Intelligence Unit with the assistance of the Critical Incident Response Team, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant at a residence in Chatham.

A 43-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with being in possession of methamphetamine.

He was released pending a future court date of February 13, 2020.

Yesterday afternoon, officers executed a second Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant at a residence on Elizabeth Street in Chatham, police officials allege.

“Approximately $10,000 worth of crack cocaine, fentanyl, methamphetamine and oxycodone was seized, police officials said in a press release.

“A set of brass knuckles, along with a set of brass knuckles and knife combo were also seized.”

A 32-year-old Chatham man, was charged with four counts of possession for the purposes of trafficking, two counts of being in possession of a prohibited weapon, four counts of breaching his Prohibition Order and two counts of failing to comply with his release conditions.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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