Friday, August 7, 2020

Police: Drug bust leads to Fentanyl seizure, B&E, theft

Police execute search warrant

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On July 30, 2020 the Chatham Kent Police Intelligence Section with the assistance of the Critical Incident Response team executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act warrant on Raleigh St. in the city of Chatham.

As a result of the search a quantity of Fentanyl, scales, ammunition and Canadian currency was seized.

As a result, a 38-year-old man is charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking in Fentanyl and two counts of breaching a prohibition order.

The accused was released with a future court date of September 3, 2020.

Break and enter in Ridgetown

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: The Chatham-Kent Police are looking for information regarding a break and enter in Ridgetown.

Sometime overnight between July 29 and July 30, unknown suspects gained entry into a building on Main Street East and removed a variety of tools and a UTV vehicle.

The vehicle and tools have been recovered.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Rick Bertok at 519-436-6600 extension #87174.

Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Man charged with theft in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: The Chatham-Kent Police arrested and charged an adult male after he took merchandise from a business on St. Clair Street without making any attempt to pay for it.

A 29-year-old male of Wallaceburg has been charged with fail to comply, theft under $5,000 and possession under $5,000.

The accused was released with a future court date of September 16, 2020.

Man charged with uttering threats

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: The Chatham-Kent Police have arrested a man following an altercation in Chatham.

On July 30, 2020 the victim and the accused were involved in a minor motor vehicle collision.

The accused approached the victim and a verbal dispute occurred.

The accused brandished a knife towards the victim and made threatening utterances.

The accused was charged with assault with a weapon and uttering threats.

The 25-year-old was released with conditions with a court date of August 25, 2020.

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