Oakville Drug Arrests Lead to Firearm Seizure

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Ruger .357 caliber handgun

On April 26th, 2013 the Two District Strategic Support Team concluded a three-week investigation into a suspected drug trafficker operating in Oakville. On the aforementioned date, three males were observed engaging in a drug transaction in the parking lot of an Oakville apartment building.

Two of the males were subsequently arrested and found to be in possession of approximately 5.5 ounces of cocaine, 69 oxycodone tablets, 4 grams of heroin and over $1,000 in Canadian currency. The third male was arrested shortly thereafter outside of his residence.

The subsequent investigation resulted in two Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrants being obtained. One warrant was executed at a residence in Oakville where a small quantity of cocaine was seized.

The second warrant was executed at a storage unit in Burlington and investigators seized the following items:

  • Ruger .357 caliber handgun with six rounds of ammunition 
  • Approximately 2.5 kilograms of cocaine 
  • 7 pounds of cannabis marihuana 
  • 11.5 ounces of heroin 
  • 310 oxycodone tablets 
  • 15 grams of methamphetamine (crystal meth) 

The estimated street value of the seized drugs is $180,000. Additionally, approximately $45,000 in Canadian currency was seized.

Adam Pinkus (22 years old) of Oakville is charged with possession of a Controlled Substance (cocaine). Kyle Vanderloeg (29 years old) of Oakville is charged with trafficking a Controlled Substance (cocaine), three counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine, oxycodone, heroin), two counts of Breach of Probation. Both Pinkus and Vanderloeg are scheduled to appear in Milton Court on June 4th in relation to their charges.

Aseef  Muhit (22 years old) of Oakville was charged with trafficking a Controlled Substance (cocaine), five counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine, marihuana, heroin, oxycodone, methamphetamine). Mr. Muhit is also charged with a total of nine firearms related offences, and two counts of Breach Probation. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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