Man arrested for possesson of purple heroin

A Chatham man was charged after a police chase through backyards in Lindsay Friday.

Kawartha Lakes Police Service Drug Enforcement Unit were conducting an investigation into the distribution of Fentanyl and "purple heroin" at a housing complex on Bond Street East and when officers tried to speak to the man he fled through several backyards before being arrested.

The man was found to be in possession of both heroin and cocaine.  

Charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking is 31-year-old Shayeon Luciano Clarke.