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Media Release

Release Date: July 30th, 2020 - 2:28pm

Originator: D/Sergeant, 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

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Prescription Drug Trafficking Arrests Made In Burlington

​The Halton Regional Police Service has arrested a male and a female in relation to a prescription drug trafficking investigation in Burlington which began in July, 2020.

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

Scott ROSS (27 years old from Burlington)

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Nabilone)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Codeine)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Alprozolam)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Quetiapine)
  • Selling Prescription Drugs – Not Authorized (Risperidone) - (Food & Drug Act)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Distribution (Cannabis Act)

Crystal MCMULLEN (37 years old from Burlington)

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Nabilone)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Zopiclone)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Quetiapine)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Olanzapine)
  • Selling Prescription Drugs – Not Authorized (Risperidone) - (Food & Drug Act)
  • Selling Prescription Drugs – Not Authorized (Bupropion Hydrochloride) - (Food & Drug Act)

On July 30th 2020, Investigators with the assistance of the Tactical Rescue Unit and K9 executed a search warrant at a residence in the City of Burlington.  As a result of the search, Halton Police located and seized approximately $1200.00 worth of prescription drugs; as well as 32 grams of marihuana that was packaged for distribution.  (Photo Attached)

Both parties were released on an undertaking.

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.