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Out of Towner’s Arrested for Drug Trafficking

 

Broadcast time: 4:10pm

Date: February 3, 2020

 

Two males from Chatham and one male from Toronto have been arrested for Trafficking Cocaine and Methamphetamine in addition to facing other criminal charges.

In January of 2020, the Sarnia Police VICE Unit began a drug investigation involving an 18 year old Chatham resident dealing cocaine and methamphetamine in Sarnia.

On the afternoon of January 31st, 2020, VICE Officers conducted surveillance on this individual’s vehicle which was at a known drug residence. Officer’s had reasonable and probable grounds to believe this vehicle was transporting a large quantity of drugs and followed it with three males inside to a gas station on Indian Road South.

At approximately 3pm, officers conducted a take-down as the 3 males exited the vehicle. Two males cooperated with police although the 18 year old who was under investigation, decided to resist arrest and flee the scene. As he pulled away from police, this male left a bag behind containing a significant quantity of cocaine, methamphetamine and cannabis. A foot pursuit then ensued with this male who subsequently located and arrested by police in the 800 block of Devine Street. The other two males were arrested without incident.

VICE Officers in this case seized $4965.00 in cash and various drugs with a total street value of $10,105.30 consisting of:

  • 34.4 grams of methamphetamine (street value: $3440.00)
  • 49.05 grams of cocaine (street value: $4905.00)
  • 176.03 grams of Marihuana (street value: $1760.30)

18 year old Jason Russell Lawrence Jacques of Chatham faces 2 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine & Cocaine, as well as Unlawful Possession of Cannabis and Resisting Arrest

24 year old Jordan Raymond Garrell of Chatham faces 2 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine & Cocaine, as well as Unlawful Possession of Cannabis.

19 year old Shakari Zion Sheehan of Toronto faces 2 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine & Cocaine, as well as Unlawful Possession of Cannabis.

All three males were held for a bail hearing.

 

Constable Nelson Amaral

Community Services Branch

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6137

Email: namaral@police.sarnia.on.ca