Two charged in drug bust


Two people are facing drug trafficking charges following a drug raid yesterday in Chatham.

On Thursday, members of the Chatham-Kent police Intelligence Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a residence on Wellington Street East.

Upon police arrival, officers observed a man leaving the home in a vehicle.

A traffic stop was initiated and the man was arrested.

Upon being searched incident to arrest, the man was found to be in possession of suspected fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine, digital scales and large amount of cash.

At the home, officers arrested a woman and located suspected cocaine, methamphetamine, digital scales and cash.

In total, approximately $25,600 worth of suspected drugs were seized

Jeremy Swistun, 37, and Ashley Summerfield, 36, both of Chatham faces multiple counts each of possession for the purpose of trafficking.


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