Drug Bust In Chatham-Kent Takes Fentanyl Off The Streets

Police in Chatham-Kent have taken 3.5 grams of powdered fentanyl off the streets.

On Wednesday, members of the Intelligence Unit saw a man traveling to two different locations where he allegedly trafficked the drug to two other people.

Police say all three people were arrested and charged.

The bust was part of the ongoing effort to remove opioids from Chatham-Kent streets.

Police have charged a 24-year-old Chatham man with two counts of trafficking a controlled substance and one count of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

Police have also charged a 31-year-old Wallaceburg man and a 31-year-old Chatham woman.

Both are charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance.

The estimated street value of the drug is roughly $1,500.

Police also seized a quantity of Canadian currency.