Police seize medication and weapons throughout an investigation in downtown Windsoror

Two Windsor residents are charged with drug trafficking and guns after an official saw them trafficking downtown drugs.

Police say that around 8 p.m. on Thursday, an officer from the Problem Police Unit (POP) was patrolling the 600 block on Ouellette Avenue and saw two people in a vehicle believed to be active in drug trafficking.

The officers continued investigating and the two were arrested.

According to police, the police seized a lot of illegal drugs, cash, a BB gun and knife, and other items during the investigation.

Nathan Atherton, 32, of Windsor, was charged:

  • Possession of a firearm during the prohibition (BB pistol) – two points
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon (knife)
  • Parole violation
  • Human trafficking – methamphetamine
  • Possession for human trafficking – crystal meth
  • Possession for human trafficking – cocaine

Lisa Deschamps, 38, also from Windsor, faces the following charges:

  • Human trafficking – methamphetamine
  • Possession for human trafficking – crystal meth
  • Possession for human trafficking – cocaine

The police are asking anyone with information to contact the Windsor Police Service DIGS Unit at 519-255-6700 ext. 4361, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.

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