Drugs, drugs, drugs

Dec 10 • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments on Drugs, drugs, drugs

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.



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