Burlington man facing several drug charges after arrest by Halton police


Published January 13, 2023 at 2:17 pm

A Burlington man has been arrested following a Halton police drug investigation.

Members of the 3 District Street Crime Unit observed the suspect conduct what they allege are drug transactions within Halton.

On Thursday, Jan. 12, investigators arrested a 50 year-old male from Burlington.

He has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking of fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine, hydromorphone, benzodiazepine and amphetamine; possession of stolen propery under $5,000; weapons dangerous; possession of prohibited weapon and breach weapons prohibition order.

Investigators also executed a search warrant at a residence in Burlington and seized the following items:

  • 11 grams of fentanyl
  • 26 grams of cocaine
  • 12 grams of methamphetamine
  • Large quantity of hydromorphone, benzodiazepine pills
  • two knives
  • one machete
  • two pairs of brass knuckles

The accused was released on an undertaking. Police are not releasing the accused’s name because of other ongoing investigations.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Det. Scott Heyerman at 905-825-4747, ext. 2342.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or at the website.

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