CK police, Lambton OPP team up for drug and firearms bust

Chatham-Kent police display some of the weapons, ammo and drugs that were seized after carrying out a search warrant at a residence in the Dresden area on Thursday, September 29, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Chatham-Kent police)

A 39-year-old Camden Township man is facing multiple drug and firearm-related charges after police executed a search warrant at a residence in the Dresden area.

Chatham-Kent police said members of their Intelligence Section and the Lambton County OPP Street Crimes Unit teamed up for the investigation on Thursday.

Police said during a “systematic search” of the residence and the property, they found:

– two semi-automatic shotguns

– one .308 calibre rifle

– 114 grams of cocaine

– 128.8 grams of fentanyl

– over 512 grams of methamphetamine

Officers said the drugs that were seized have an estimated street value of $93,000.

Police also allegedly seized some ammunition, a cell phone, a debt list, and a large quantity of Canadian currency.

The man they arrested in connection with the case was charged and taken into custody pending a bail hearing.