Release Date: April 25th, 2019 - 3:40pm
Originator: Detective, Dan Ciardullo, Drug and Morality Unit, 905-825-4777 ext. 8723
Contact: Inspector, Kevin Maher, Drug and Morality Unit, 905-825-4777 ext. 8752
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On April 24, 2019, members of the Drug and Human Trafficking Unit concluded an investigation into an accused party involved in a drug transaction in the City of Burlington. As a result, one suspect was arrested and a large quantity of drugs was seized.
At the time of the arrest, a search revealed a significant quantity of fentanyl and other opioids. A Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant was subsequently obtained and executed at the residence of the arrested party in Stoney Creek.
Items (approximate values provided below) seized include:
Arrested and held for a bail hearing in relation to this investigation is Joseph CASUCCIO (62) of Stoney Creek, Ontario.
Anyone who may have additional information is asked to contact Detective Ryan Eacrett at 905-825-4777 ext. 8720 or Detective Constable Brian Cruciano at 905-825-4777 ext. 8726.
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.