Sunday, September 20, 2020

$105,000 drug bust in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police Service official allege: Last night, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Intelligence Section, with the assistance of the Critical Incident Response Team, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant at a residence on Park Street.

Approximately $105,000 worth of suspected drugs under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act were seized.

Digital scales, cash, price lists, packaging material, a loaded handgun and sawed off shotgun were also seized.

An 18-year-old Chatham man was taken into custody following a short struggle.

He has been charged with:

– Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Fentanyl)

– Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Cocaine)

– Possession of a Controlled Substance (Hydromorphone)

– Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon

– Possession of a Restricted Firearm (with ammunition)

– Careless Storage of a Firearm

– Careless Storage of a Firearm

– Resist Peace Officer

– Fail to Comply with Release Order (7 Counts)

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

A 45-year-old Chatham woman was arrested and charged with:

– Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Fentanyl)

– Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Cocaine)

– Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon

– Possession of a Restricted Firearm (with ammunition)

– Careless Storage of a Firearm

– Careless Storage of a Firearm

She was released pending a future court date of September 11, 2020.

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