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Media Release

Release Date: May 22nd, 2020 - 2:11pm

Originator: Detective, Candido Moniz, 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2312

Contact: Detective, Scott Heyerman, 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2342

Location: City of Burlington

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Arrests Made in Burlington Drug Trafficking Investigation

​The Halton Regional Police Service has made arrests in relation to a drug trafficking investigation in Burlington which began in April, 2020.

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

Daniel GIGNAC (34 years old of Burlington)

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Methamphetamine)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Fentanyl)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Cocaine)
  • Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public (Stun Gun and a Flick knife) – (2 counts)
  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon (Stun Gun and a Flick Knife)– (2 counts)
  • Possession of Stolen Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

 Yassin MOHAMED (33 years old of Burlington)

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Methamphetamine)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Fentanyl)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Cocaine)
  • Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public (Stun Gun)
  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon (Stun Gun)

On May 22nd 2020, Investigators executed a search warrant at a residence in the City of Burlington and as a result, the following items were seized: 

  • 10 grams Methamphetamine
  • 22 grams of Fentanyl 
  • 23 grams of Cocaine 
  • $1480.00 Canadian Currency
  • 4 cell phones
  • 3 digital scales
  • 1 Stun Gun
  • 1 Flick Knife
  • Stolen Ontario licence plate

$8,500 worth of drugs was seized as a result of the search warrant. (Photo attached).

Both Daniel GIGNAC and Yassin MOHAMED have been released from custody pending a court appearance in the Town Milton.

Anyone with information in regards to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Scott Heyerman of the 3 District Street Crime Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 2342.

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.