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Media Release

Release Date: March 26th, 2020 - 12:01pm

Originator: Detective, Jared McLeod, 30 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4747 ext. 2385

Contact: Detective, Scott Heyerman, 30 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4747 ext. 2342

Location: Burlington


Drug Trafficking Arrests Made in Burlington

‚ÄčThe Halton Regional Police Service has made a number of arrests in relation to a drug trafficking investigation in Burlington.

Investigation by the Burlington Street Crime Unit has led to charges against the following individuals;

Jahmael SMITH (22 years old from Burlington)

  • Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (Cocaine)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Cocaine) - 2 counts
  • Breach Probation Order

Christopher HANCOCK (33 years old from Burlington)

  • Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (Cocaine)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Cocaine)

Shane RYAN (25 years old from Burlington)

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance (Cocaine)
  • Breach Probation Order

Matthew ST ONGE (28 years old from Burlington)

  • Breach Form of Release

A search warrant was executed at a Burlington residence and the following items were seized:

  • 7 grams of crack cocaine
  • $2830.00 Canadian currency
  • Two cellular telephones
  • Two digital scales

 All parties were released on an Undertaking. 

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.

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