Five Arrested In Drug Bust - SHERK, VANDERWAL, SMITH, CHELCHOWSKI & BARON

Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Nov 5 03:25:51 MST 2019

(LAMBTON SHORES, ON) - On November 1, 2019, members of the Lambton County Community Street Crimes Unit (CSCU) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a search warrant at a residence on George Street in the town of Forest, Ontario.

As a result of the execution of the search, police arrested and charged five people. Police seized illegal drugs consisting of suspected cocaine, methamphetamine, fentanyl, and heroin. Police also seized a prohibited weapon, electronics, cash and drug paraphernalia. Total estimated street value over $20,000.

Randy SHERK, 35 year-old of Forest, has been charged with;
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Fentanyl,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Heroin,
Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon, and
Failure to Comply with a Probation Order

Becky VANDERWAL, 36 year-old of Brooke-Alvinston, has been charged with
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Fentanyl,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Heroin, and
Fail to Comply with an Undertaking

Shane SMITH, 31 year-old of North Middlesex, has been charged with
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Fentanyl,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Heroin,
Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon and,
Fail to Comply - three counts


Luke CHELCHOWSKI, 39 year-old of Middlesex Centre, was charged with:
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Fentanyl,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Heroin,
Fail to Comply with Recognizance - Two counts

Sylvie BARON, 37 year-old of Southwest Middlesex, was charged with:
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Fentanyl,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine,
Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Heroin

The accused appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice-Sarnia on November 2, 2019.


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