An emergency inspection at a Chatham residence has led to charges against a man.

Chatham-Kent police say shortly before the 2 p.m. on Saturday a landlord called them about a .22-caliber rifle located on a couch.

Police say they also found a pistol grip shotgun, methamphetamine, scales, and cash in plain view.

The 39-year-old tenant was arrested on scene for possession for the purpose of trafficking and unsafe storage of a firearm.

He was held for bail.