Two Suspects from Oakville arrested for Drug Trafficking

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Two Suspects from Oakville arrested for Drug Trafficking
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‚ÄčThe Halton Regional Police Service has arrested two suspects following a lengthy drug trafficking investigation which began in April of 2018.

On July 12, 2018, members of the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau arrested a 34 year old man and another 35 year old person both of Oakville. Both have been charged with numerous Criminal Code and Drug related offences. A Criminal Code search warrant was executed at an Oakville residence.

Police seized the following items (approximate quantities):

  1. 70 grams of heroin
  2. 70 grams of methamphetamine
  3. Lorazepam and Alprazolam pills
  4. Personal use amount of cocaine
  5. A prohibited conducted energy weapon (Taser)
  6. $1500 in Canadian Currency

The estimated street value of the seized drugs is $14,000.

The 35 year old is charged with:

  1. possession for the purpose of trafficking (6 counts)
  2. possession of a controlled substance
  3. possession of a prohibited weapon
  4. driving while disqualified (2 counts)

The 34 year old is charged with:

  1. possession for the purpose of trafficking (4 counts)
  2. possession of a controlled substance
  3. possession of a prohibited weapon

The two suspects were held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Anyone who may have any additional information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Constable Tim WOOLLANDS of the Halton Regional Police Service 2 District Street Crime Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 2208.

Tips can also be submitted 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.

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

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