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Search warrant in Chatham turns up $23K worth of illegal drugs

Four people are facing charges after an investigation by Chatham-Kent police.

On Wednesday, members of the Chatham-Kent Police Intelligence Section, with the assistance of the Critical Incident Response Team, executed a search warrant on Taylor Avenue in Chatham as part of a drug investigation.

According to police, approximately $23,000 worth of cocaine, fentanyl, and methamphetamine was recovered and seized for analysis. Digital scales, cell phones and a large amount of Canadian currency were also seized.

As a result, a 26-year-old and a 32-year-old from Chatham as well as a 32-year-old and a 31-year-old from Toronto were arrested and charged with two counts each of possessing a controlled substance with the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of a controlled substance.

All four individuals were transported to police headquarters and released with conditions and a future court date. The two Toronto men were also given conditions not to attend Chatham-Kent.

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