Chatham man facing drug charges after traffic stop on Adelaide Street

A man released from custody on a three year probation order with conditions in March was arrested again early this morning.  Police say one of his release conditions was to abide by a curfew and be inside his residence between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. daily.

Just after 1 a.m. today an officer on general patrol in Chatham observed the man riding a bicycle on the sidewalk along Adelaide Street.  A traffic stop was initiated and the man provided a false name to police.

The man’s real identity was learned and he was arrested and charged with obstruct police and failing to comply.

During a search incident to arrest, drugs were located on him.  Therefore, the 30-year-old Chatham man was arrested and additionally charged with the following offences:

–       Possession of a Controlled Substance (Hydromorphone)

–       Possession of a Controlled Substance (Cocaine)

–       Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana)

–       Possession of a Controlled Substance (Suboxone)

The man was transported to Chatham-Kent Police Service Headquarters where is held for a bail hearing.

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