Sunday, March 29, 2020

Drug charges laid in Wallaceburg

The Chatham-Kent Police Service have laid drug charges in Wallaceburg after two separate incidents.

Woman charged with drug possession

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On January 18, 2020 a woman was released from court with several conditions.

One of those conditions stated that she was not to possess or consume any unlawful substance as described in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a business on Dufferin Avenue in Wallaceburg in regards to a woman observed injecting herself with a syringe.

Officers located the woman with the syringe in her arm.

The woman removed the syringe and attempted to walk away from police.

The woman was taken into custody and upon being searched, was found to be in possession of a loaded syringe with suspected hydromorphone and two suspected hydromorphone capsules.

The 34-year-old Walpole Island woman has been charged with failing to comply with her release conditions and drug possession.

She has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Man charged with domestic and drug related offences

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On Sunday morning, a man attended the home of his ex-girlfriend in Wallaceburg.

When the man was not allowed entry, he forced his way into the apartment.

An argument ensued and the man left.

The man returned later that night, but again fled prior to police arrival.

Yesterday morning, the man returned to the woman’s home and he was arrested.

Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine and oxycocet.

The 54-year-old Dresden man has been charged with unlawfully in a dwelling house, criminal harassment, two counts of drug possession and four counts of failing to comply with his Probation Order.

He was transported to the Courthouse pending bail hearing.

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