Trio charged after Hamilton Police seize loaded gun, fentanyl from local home


Published January 20, 2022 at 1:24 pm

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Two men and a youth are facing a long list of charges after Hamilton Police seized fentanyl and a loaded gun while executing a search warrant this week.

According to a Hamilton Police press release, on Wednesday (Jan. 19) the service’s HEAT UNit, alongside the BEAR unit executed a search warrant at a home in the area of King and Steven streets in central Hamilton.

As a result of the search warrant, police located and seized:

Loaded revolver
8 grams of fentanyl

Three people — two men and a youth — have been arrested as well and are now facing a number of charges.

The first unidentified male suspect is charged with:

  • CDSA- 4(1) Fentanyl
  • Possession Under Credit Card X2
  • Possession Under Identity Document X2

The second adult is charged with:

  • CDSA 5(2) Possession for the Purpose Schedule 1
  • Proceeds of Crime Under $5000

The youth faces the following charges:

  • Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • CDSA 5(2)-Fentanyl
  • Proceeds of Crime Under $5,000
  • Prohibited Firearm-Loaded/Unloaded
  • Possession Contrary to Order
  • Breach Probation Youth-Section 42(2) YCJA
  • Disobey Court Order x 2

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact Division 1 Criminal Investigation Branch Staff Sergeant Catherine Lockley by calling 905-546-3833.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online.

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