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Media Release

Release Date: August 20th, 2020 - 9:52am

Originator: D/Sergeant, Jared McLeod, 30 Division - Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext 2385

Contact: D/Constable, Cole Richard, 30 Division - Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext 2345

Location: Burlington

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Male Arrested after Trafficking Fentanyl in Burlington

‚ÄčThe Halton Regional Police Service has concluded a two week drug trafficking investigation in the City of Burlington.

Investigation by the 3 District - Street Crime Unit has led to charges against the following individual;

Brandon STODDARD (32 years old from Burlington)

  • Trafficking (Fentanyl)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Fentanyl)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance (Codeine)
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Breach of Release Order (2 Counts)

On August 19th 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; the following items were seized:

  • 5 grams of Purple Fentanyl
  • 100 ml of Codeine
  • 2 Digital Scales
  • 5 Cellular Telephones
  • 12 inch Knife
  • $380.00 Canadian Currency

$11,150 worth of drugs was seized as a result of the search warrant. (Photo attached).

STODDARD was held for a Bail Hearing on August 20th, 2020.

Anyone with information in regards to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Constable Cole Richards of the 3 District Street Crime Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 2345.

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.