Five arrested in Walpole Island drug investigation


Five people are facing drug trafficking charges following a joint investigation by the Walpole Island Police Service and Lambton County OPP.

According to an OPP media release, the suspects were arrested during several traffic stops Feb. 15, as part of a drug trafficking investigation.

Following searches by police, suspected fentanyl, cocaine, ammunition and distribution materials were discovered.

A 30-year-old Chatham man, a 25-year-old Wallaceburg man, a 32-year-old St. Clair Township woman, a 34-year-old Wallaceburg man and a 24-year-old Windsor man all face charges of possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking.

The 34-year-old Wallaceburg man and 32-year-old woman also face charges of possessing ammunition contrary to a prohibition order, transporting ammunition in a careless manner and failure to comply with a probation order.


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