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Media Release

Release Date: March 2nd, 2020 - 12:14pm

Originator: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899

Contact: Detective, Scott Heyerman, 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4747 ext. 2316

Location: Burlington

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Fentanyl Seizure and Drug Arrests in Burlington

‚ÄčA lengthy drug investigation conducted by the Burlington Street Crime Unit has concluded with the arrests of three male parties and a large drug seizure.

On February 28, 2020 officers arrested and charged:

Michael Mulherin (37) of no fixed address

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (x5)
  • Breach of Probation
  • Breach Peace Bond
  • Driving While Disqualified (x2)
  • Dangerous Driving

Brandon Stoddard (32) of Burlington

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (x1)
  • Breach of Probation
  • Breach of Release Order

Aaron Jones (30) of Oakville

  • Possession of a controlled substance

Mulherin and Stoddard were held for bail.

The following items were seized by police during the arrest (see attached photo). The total street value of the drugs is estimated to be approximately $10,000.

  • Fentanyl (30.4 grams)
  • Methamphetamine (30 grams)
  • Cocaine (4 grams)
  • Hydromorphone (2 pills)
  • Oxycodone (4 pills)
  • $4350.70 cash

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Scott Heyerman of the Burlington Street Crime Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 2316.

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.