Police seize loaded gun, cocaine, fentanyl from Hamilton residence

Published January 14, 2022 at 2:58 pm

Tyrique Harmer was arrested after a search warrant was executed by Hamilton police at a residence in Stoney Creek.

A search warrant was executed by Hamilton police and it led to the seizure of a loaded gun, ammo, and drugs from a Stoney Creek residence Thursday (Jan. 13).

“This is not the end,” said a spokesperson for the Hamilton Police Service. “(We) will continue to engage with our community, police partners and share information in order to provide community safety.”

Tyrique Harmer, 19, of Hamilton is facing the following charges:

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Firearm
  • Careless Storage of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm with altered serial #
  • Possession of a Firearm Contrary to Order x2
  • FTC Probation x2
  • CDSA 5(2)- Cocaine
  • CDSA 5(2)- Fentanyl
  • Proceeds of Crime Over $5,000

Police seize loaded gun, cocaine, fentanyl from Hamilton residence

 

Police seized:

  • Loaded Browning .22cal handgun
  • 11 rounds of ammunition in the magazine
  • In excess of $10,000 in cash
  • 82 baggies containing small quantities of fentanyl
  • Baggies containing small quantities of cocaine

“The citizens of Hamilton need to continue to feel safe in their communities and as a community, we need to stop gun violence,” police added. “Public safety is a shared responsibility, in which both citizens and police have important roles.”

Police say Harmer was taken into custody and is being held for bail.

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