Thursday, January 21, 2021

Over $26,000 worth of crystal meth seized during traffic stop

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On January 9, 2021 around 10 a.m. an officer on general patrol observed a vehicle on Pinehurst Line that was being operated with license plates that were not registered to the vehicle.

The officer initiated a traffic stop on Harwich Road and learned that the man was prohibited from driving.

A search incident to arrest revealed that the man was in possession of a large amount of Canadian cash, suspected crystal methamphetamine and digital scale.

Total street value of the seized drugs was estimated at $26,280.

A 31-year-old Chatham man was charged with driving while prohibited, possession for the purposes of trafficking, breach of probation and failing to comply with his release conditions.

He was held in custody pending a bail hearing and has been remanded until January 15, 2021.

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