Release Date: July 11th, 2019 - 9:02am
Originator: Detective, Ryan Eacrett, Drug and Human Trafficking Unit, 905-825-4747 ext 4959
Contact: Detective, Ryan Eacrett, Drug and Human Trafficking Unit, 905-825-4747 extension 4959
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On July 10, 2019, members of the Halton Regional Police Service - Drug and Human Trafficking Unit completed a drug trafficking investigation in the Town of Acton.
Drug Unit officers arrested one male and executed two search warrants in Acton. Located and seized during this investigation was 364 grams of cocaine (13 ounces), 9.4 grams of psilocybin, 1 gram of MDMA, packaging, scales, a large amount of Canadian currency (more than $25,000) and two counterfeit $100 dollar bills.
The drugs have an approximate street value of more than $30,000.
Jesse McFadden (24) of Acton has been charged with:
-Possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine
-Possession of MDMA
-Possession of psilocybin
-Possession of counterfeit money
McFadden was held pending a bail hearing and will appear in court on July 11, 2019.
Tips can 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.