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Drug bust in Wallaceburg

Five people face a slew of charges following a weekend drug raid.

On Saturday, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service Intelligence Unit, with the assistance of the Critical Incident Response Team and Ontario Provincial Police, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a residence on Bluewater Line.

Approximately $3,500 worth of suspected fentanyl, methamphetamine and LSD was seized.

Three sawed-off firearms, ammunition, cell phones, digital scales and debit list were also seized.

A 43-year-old Wallaceburg man faces charges of possession for the purposes of trafficking, two counts of drug possession, and three counts each of unauthorized possession of a firearm and failing to comply with his release conditions.

A 41-year-old Walpole Island man is charged with three counts of drug possession, three counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm and six counts of failing to comply with his release conditions.

A woman, 41, also of Walpole Island, faces two counts of drug possession and three of unauthorized possession of a firearm.

Another man, 31, also of Walpole Island, is charged with two counts of possession and three counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm.

And a 45-year-old Wallaceburg woman is charged with two counts of possession and three counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm.

They didn’t get far

Chatham-Kent police say a brazen daylight carjacking in Chatham did not end well for the people believed to be responsible.

According to police, shortly after 12 p.m. on Friday, a couple assaulted a man in the parking lot of the Wellington Street LCBO in Chatham, and stole his vehicle.

It was last seen travelling at a high rate of speed eastbound on Highway 401.

The vehicle was involved in a collision near Ingersol where both parties, a Brampton man and woman, were arrested for robbery. Both were transported to hospital where they were medically cleared.

Chatham-Kent police went to Ingersol and took custody of the two, transported them to Chatham-Kent police headquarters where they were held for bail and remanded into custody.

Assault

On Saturday afternoon, police responded to an assault complaint at a rooming house on Fourth Street in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that the man assaulted another tenant during a verbal argument.

Last night, a 24-year-old Chatham man was arrested and charged with assault.

Collisions

Yesterday morning, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Brigden Road between McCreary Line and Langstaff Line.

No one was injured.

Total damage was estimated at $20,000.

The driver responsible for the collision was charged with failing to share the roadway.

Yesterday morning, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Pain Court Line near Winter Line Road.

No one was injured.

Total damage was estimated at $1,500.

A 29-year-old Brampton man was charged with disobeying a stop sign.

Yesterday morning, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Park Avenue East near Peter Street in Chatham.

One person was transported to hospital as a precaution.

Total damage was estimated at $10,000.

The driver responsible for the collision was charged with careless driving.

Yesterday afternoon, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Industrial Park Road between Queen Street and Montpetit Road in Tilbury.

No one was injured.

Total damage was estimated at $10,000.

The driver responsible for the collision was charged with making a turn not in safety.

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