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Media Release

Release Date: March 8th, 2019 - 10:22am

Originator: Detective, Dan Ciardullo, Drug and Human Trafficking, 905-285-4747 extension 8723

Contact: Detective, Dan Ciardullo, Drug and Human Trafficking, 905-825-4747 extension 8723

Location: Milton

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Cocaine and Methamphetamine Charges Laid Against Two Milton Residents

On March 7, 2019, members of the Halton Regional Police Service Drug and Human Trafficking Unit concluded a drug trafficking investigation in Milton.

With the assistance of the K9 unit and uniform officers, members executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a home in Milton.  Seized was 896 grams of cocaine, 29 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine, 3 digital scale(s), packaging material, cellular phone(s), and $605 cash.

The total street value of drugs seized is estimated to be over $70,000.

Kareem LESLIE (33) of Milton and Michael MALETTE (34) of Milton are facing charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Cocaine and Methamphetamine and were held for bail hearings.

Anyone with information in regards to illegal drug activity is asked to contact the Drug and Human Trafficking Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 8732.

Tips can also be submitted 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.

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. ‚Äč