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Media Release

Release Date: April 17th, 2020 - 9:31am

Originator: Detective, Omar Nadim, 2 District Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext 2278

Contact: Detective, Omar Nadim, 2 District Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905-825-4747 extension 2278

Location: Oakville

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Two Males Arrested Following Drug Trafficking Investigation in Oakville

In March,​​ 2020, investigators from the Halton Regional Police – 2 District Criminal Investigations – Street Crime Unit commenced a drug trafficking investigation. Over the course of several weeks, observations were made that led police to believe drugs were being trafficked in Oakville and the surrounding GTA.

On April 16, 2020, residential search warrants were executed at locations in Oakville and Brampton. As a result of the search, the following items were located and seized (approximate quantities – photo attached):

  • 40 grams of fentanyl
  • 21 grams of methamphetamine
  • 28 grams of cocaine
  • $4725 in Canadian Currency

Savvyion Young-Barrett (24) of Oakville was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking X 3
  • Trafficking in a controlled substance

Young-Barrett was held for a bail hearing.

Samuel Holder (25) of Brampton was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking
  •  Trafficking in a controlled substance

Holder was released on a Form 10.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Detective Omar Nadim of the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2216.

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.