Alleged drug dealer arrested in Chatham

Chatham-Kent Police cruiser (Photo by Allanah Wills)

A 26-year-old Chatham man is facing a drug trafficking charge after police found some fentanyl during a traffic stop.

Police said they pulled the vehicle over at around 8 p.m. Wednesday while officers were following up on a complaint about a suspicious vehicle in Chatham.

Police said they saw some drug-related equipment in the vehicle and after searching further, they uncovered five grams of fentanyl, which has an estimated street value of $1,200.

The accused — 26-year-old Benjamin Delmotte of Thames Street in Chatham — has been charged and has been released with a future court date.

At this time, none of the charges have been proven in court.