Drug raid highlights Friday police briefs

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Drug bust in Chatham

A 44-year-old Chatham man was arrested Thursday after a police investigation where they uncovered $73,000 worth of fentanyl, methamphetamine, and oxycodone.

On scene there was a large amount of Canadian currency, an airsoft pistol, and drug paraphernalia.

As a result of these findings the Chatham man was arrested and charged with theft of a motor vehicle, possession of stolen property, two counts of a restricted weapon, two counts of failing to comply with a release order, and three counts of possessing a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

Impaired driving

Thursday at 9:57 p.m., police and emergency crews were on scene on Wheatley Road in Tilbury due to a vehicle collision.

Police say a 28-year-old Leamington man, who was driving, was under the influence of alcohol. The vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a hydro pole.

Nobody was hurt, and the Leamington man was arrested and charged with blood alcohol concentration that exceeded the legal limit.

Outstanding warrant

Thursday at 11:13 p.m., Sarnia Police contacted Chatham-Kent police about a 31-year-old Sarnia woman who they were holding.

The woman has an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court.

She was transported to CKPS and was held pending a bail hearing.

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