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Traffic Stop in Oakville Leads to Drug & Firearm Seizure

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Traffic Stop in Oakville Leads to Drug & Firearm Seizure
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Detective Sergeant B. Gabriel

Detective Sergeant B. Gabriel

Barrett Gabriel is a detective sergeant with the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau of the Halton Regional Police Service.

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​On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at approximately 10:30 am, uniform officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Winston Churchill Boulevard and Sherwood Heights Drive in Oakville (Clearview).

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Investigation as a result of the traffic stop led to the seizure of a loaded .22 calibre handgun and a variety of drugs which included fentanyl, methamphetamine, oxycodone tablets, powdered and crack cocaine along with more than $4,400 in Canadian currency.

An 18 year-old man from North York has been charged with:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Crack Cocaine
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Fentanyl
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Meth
  • Possession of a controlled substance – Oxycodone pills

21 year old male from Toronto has been charged with:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Crack Cocaine
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Fentanyl
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Meth
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Oxycodone pills
  • Possession of a controlled substance – Oxycodone pills
  • Possession of a restricted firearm
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing that there is a firearm
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of weapon
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of weapon
  • Carry a concealed weapon
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Breach of firearms regulation
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Possession of a firearm knowing that its serial number has been defaced

Both accused have been held pending a bail hearing on December 5, 2019 in Milton.

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Halton Regional Police Service Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2216.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers “See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.​

 

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