Man arrested after investigation nabs him selling drugs in Mississauga and Oakville

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Published January 20, 2023 at 1:35 pm

A police drug trafficking investigation in Mississauga and Oakville has led to charges for a 32-year-old Mississauga man.

Halton Regional Police first identified the suspect in the fall of 2022 and watched him conduct numerous drug deals in Oakville and Mississauga.

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Investigators would obtain a Controlled Drug and Substances Act search warrant on Thursday (Jan. 19) and executed it at a residence located in the area of  Vanderbilt Road and Tenth Line West in Mississauga.

A search warrant was also executed on a vehicle associated to the suspect.

As a result of the search, police seized the following (see photo below):

  • Approximately 4 ounces of cocaine
  • Approximately $20,000 in currency
  • Other items consistent with drug trafficking

Police have arrested Rishawn Simpson, 32, of Mississauga and charged him with:

  • Trafficking in a Controlled Substance – Cocaine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Simpson was released on an Undertaking.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777, ext. 2216.

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

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