Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: On the evening of January 31, 2023, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Intelligence Section, with the assistance of the Critical Incident Response Team, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act Search Warrant on Colborne Street in Chatham as part of a drug investigation.
Approximately $9,000.00 worth of fentanyl, cocaine, hydromorphone, oxycodone, lorazepam and clonazepam were recovered and seized for analysis. Police also seized digital scales, packaging material, cell phones and a large amount of Canadian Currency.
A 57-year-old Windsor man was charged with one count of possessing a controlled substance and arrested on an outstanding warrant.
A 39-year-old Highgate woman was charged with seven counts of possessing a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.
A 38-year-old Chatham woman, was charged with five counts of possessing a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and failing to comply with an undertaking.
A 30-year-old Dover Township woman, a 30-year-old Chatham man, a 42-year-old Chatham man and a 54-year-old Chatham man, were charged with five counts of possessing a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.
All seven people were transported to police headquarters.
Six were released with conditions and a future court date.
The 54-year-old Chatham man made his first appearance and was remanded for a future court date.