Police seize fentanyl, meth, cash in Chatham drug bust
Various drugs and Canadian and U.S. cash seized in Chatham drug bust. (courtesy Chatham-Kent police)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- Chatham-Kent police have arrested three people for alleged drug trafficking after finding more than $40,000 worth of suspected fentanyl during a search.
Police say around 5:08 a.m. Thursday officers with the assistance of the Critical Incident Response team executed a search warrant at residence on Longwoods Road in Chatham.
Upon entry, police found a man and two women inside who were identified and placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance.
From the search, police recovered the following:
- Approximately 101 grams of suspected fentanyl ($40,400.00);
- Approximately 57 grams of suspected methamphetamine ($8,550.00);
- 10 Percocet tablets ($50.00);
- electronic digital scales
- more than $7,000.00 of Canadian and American currency.
Police say the estimated street value of the illicit drugs is about $49,000.
All three arrested are now facing charges of possession with the purpose of trafficking fentanyl, meth, and Percocet.
The 45-year-old man of Longwoods Road has been held pending a bail hearing while the 29-year-old and 36-year-old women were released on an undertaking and required to appear in court next month.