Drugs seized from Chatham home

The C.I.R.T. team. Photo CKReview

A 29-year-old Chatham man is facing charges after police seized over $2,400 worth of drugs and a Jeep Liberty from a Forest Street home.

Members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service Intelligence Section, assisted by the Critical Incident Response Team, executed a search warrant at a residence on Forest Street last night.

A systematic search of the residence recovered the following, which was seized by police:
– methamphetamine;
– cocaine;
– marihuana;
– multiple digital scales with drug residue;
– drug packaging material;
– a large amount of surveillance equipment; and
– money

The total street value of drugs seized was over $2,400. In addition, a Jeep Liberty was seized as offence related property.

As a result, a 29-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with:
– Possession for the purpose of trafficking (Cocaine)
– Possession for the purpose of trafficking (Methamphetamine)

Officers learned that in April 2017, the man had been released from custody with conditions to abstain from the consumption or possession of drugs. Therefore, he was additionally arrested and charged with failing to comply.

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

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