Police seize drugs and charge seven people in Chatham drug investigation


Police in Chatham-Kent have charged seven people after executing a search warrant in Chatham.

According to police, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Intelligence Section and the Critical Incident Response Team executed the warrant at a Colborne Street address Tuesday night.

Police say it was part of a drug investigation and seized roughly $9,000 worth of fentanyl, cocaine, hydromorphone, oxycodone, lorazepam and clonazepam.

Officers also seized digital scales, packaging material, cell phones and a large amount of Canadian cash.

Seven people ranging in age from 30-years-old to 57-years-old are facing a number of charges including possessing a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

A man from Windsor is one of the seven charged.