Drug raid nets fentanyl
On Thursday, the Chatham-Kent Police Intelligence Section with the assistance of the Critical Incident Response Team executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act warrant on Raleigh Street in Chatham. As a result of the search, a quantity of fentanyl, scales, ammunition and Canadian currency was seized.
Mathew Reynolds 38, possession for the purpose of trafficking in fentanyl, and two counts of breaching a prohibition order.
He was released with a future court date of Sept. 3.
Police have arrested a man following an altercation in Chatham.
On Thursday, the victim and the accused were involved in a minor motor vehicle collision.
The accused approached the victim and a verbal dispute occurred.
Police say the accused brandished a knife towards the victim and made threatening utterances.
A 25-year-old is charged with assault with a weapon and uttering threats.
B&E in Ridgetown
The Chatham-Kent police are looking for information regarding a break and enter in Ridgetown.
Sometime overnight between July 29 and July 30, someone gained entry into a building on Main Street East and removed a variety of tools and a UTV vehicle.
The vehicle and tools have been recovered.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Rick Bertok at 519-436-6600 ext. 87174. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Police arrested and charged an adult male after they say he took merchandise from a business on St. Clair Street without making any attempt to pay for it.
A 29-year-old Wallaceburg man is charged with failing to comply, theft under $5,000 and possession under $5,000.