Male Arrested for Drug Trafficking in Oakville

Posted On Monday March 01, 2021

In January 2021, investigators from the Halton Regional Police Service – 2 District Street Crime Unit commenced a drug trafficking investigation. Over the course of several weeks, observations were made that led police to believe drugs were being trafficked in Oakville and the surrounding GTA.

On February 24, 2021, search warrants were executed on a residence on Inverhouse Drive in Mississauga and a motor vehicle that contained an aftermarket compartment built into the glove box. As a result of the search, the following items were located and seized (approximate quantities):

- 104 grams of cocaine

- 21 grams of crack cocaine

- Oxycodone, Xanax and Nitrazepam pills

- $2500 in Canadian currency

- Indicia of trafficking (cellphone, digital scale and packaging)

- Canister of pepper spray

Jesse Grant (32) of Mississauga was arrested and charged with:

- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Cocaine/Crack Cocaine (2 counts)

- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Oxycodone

- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Xanax

- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Nitrazepam

- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance

- Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.

Grant was released on an undertaking.

Anyone with information in regards to any of these occurrences is asked to contact Detective Constable Alex Lankshear of the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 extension 8982.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously 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.

Media Inquiries:

Halton Regional Police Service
Corporate Communications
Phone: 905-825-4899
Email: corpcomm@haltonpolice.ca