Police Blotter: Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges and Warrant Arrest

The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 136 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Six people were

Vehicle Stop leads to Impaired Arrest – St. Clair Street, Chatham 

At approximately 6:30PM, Police were called to the area of 756 St. Clair Street in Chatham for a male who was possibly driving while impaired in the drive-thru. Police arrived and located the driver and issued an Approved Roadside Screening Device to which the driver blew a Fail.
James Garant, 39, of Chatham was arrested for 80 Plus and released with a future court date of March 18 the 2022.

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges and Warrant Arrest – Wallace Street, Wallaceburg

At approximately 9:55AM, an officer on general patrol observed a vehicle with two persons slumped over in the vehicle. The officer conducted a well-being check and during the interaction, the officer learned that the driver had an active warrant out of Sarnia. The woman was subsequently arrested and transferred to Sarnia Police.
Further investigation revealed that the passenger was in possession of suspected Fentanyl, cash, scales, and an imitation handgun. A Wallaceburg woman was arrested for Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and was released with a future court date of April 21 st 2022.

Lock it or Lose it

The Chatham-Kent Police would like to remind everyone that criminals look for opportunities.
As the nice weather seems to be upon us, we would like to remind citizens that a vehicle with an unlocked door or open window is an easy target.
Protect yourself from being a victim of crime by always rolling up your windows, locking your doors and removing valuables from plain view.
If you’ve been a victim of theft from your vehicle, please report the incident by either calling us at 519-436- 6600 extension #222 or by clicking http://ckpolice.com/online-crime-reporting/