A Sunday morning traffic stop led to drug charges against a passenger.
Police say an officer pulled over a vehicle on Lacroix Street in Chatham. The officer discovered the passenger was wanted by Niagara Regional Police.
During her search, it was found she had methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a knife in her possession, police say.
A 40-year-old Chatham woman is charged with drug possession, being in possession of a prohibited weapon, five counts of failing to comply with her release conditions and two counts of failing to comply with a probation order.
A traffic stop Sunday night also led to charges.
Police say the officer pulled a vehicle over on Grant Street, as the vehicle had unauthorized plates.
The officer discovered the woman was driving without a licence, police say, and he searched her upon arrest.
The officer found meth, crack, cocaine, drug paraphernalia, a couple of flick knives and a quantity of cash. Total street value of the drugs seized is estimated at $5,380.
A 56-year-old Chatham woman is charged with two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, two counts of possession of a prohibited weapon, failing to comply, driving with no licence, and using plates not authorized for her vehicle.
And shortly after 4 a.m., police completed the tri-fecta of drug arrests. An officer on patrol saw a man breaching his curfew. It was in the Harvey Street and West Street area.
Following a short foot chase, the man was taken into custody.
This arrest search, police say, yielded more meth.
A 26-year-old man of no fixed address is charged with failing to comply with his release conditions, two counts of failing to comply with his probation order and drug possession.