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Monday February 3rd, 2014

Posted at 2:54pm

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A major drug bust in Chatham-Kent.

Police say that on Saturday, the Chatham-Kent Police Intelligence Section, with the assistance of the Critical Incident Response Team and Police Dog Services executed two Search Warrants in the Town of Tupperville, which is within the Municipality of Chatham-Kent.

Police say that as a result an estimated $178,000.00 worth of illicit drugs were seized and removed from our streets.

25-year-old Eric Dixon and 25-year-old Heather McAuley both of John Park Line in Tupperville were arrested and charged with
possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine, possession for the purpose of trafficking cannabis marihuana, possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine, possession for the purpose of trafficking Fentanyl, unauthorized possession of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a weapon, careless storage of a firearm and careless storage of ammunition.

As well, 26-year-old Matthew Dixon of Centre Side Road in Chatham Township was also arrested and charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking fentanyl.

In addition to the drugs, the Intelligence Section also seized one pick-up truck, two cars, three motorcycles, five firearms and a quantity of ammunition for further investigation.

All three charged individuals have been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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