Disturbance call leads to weapons and drug charges in Wallaceburg

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday at approximately 8:30 p.m., police responded to a disturbance call in the area of Bruce Street and Victoria in the city of Wallaceburg.

Prior to arrival, police were informed that a male and female party were in a verbal argument and the male party was believed to be in possession of a machete.

Upon arrival police located and identified the male who was known to police from previous incidents.

Through investigation police learned the male previously entered into a weapons prohibition as a result of a conviction in addition to be abiding by release conditions from other outstanding charges.

The 32-year-old Wallaceburg male was arrested for three counts of Fail to Comply with Release Order, three counts of Possession Contrary to Prohibition Order, one count of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000, and two counts of Possession for The Purpose of Trafficking.

The accused was transported to headquarters where he has been held pending a bail hearing.

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