Release Date: September 14th, 2020 - 9:53am
Originator: Constable, Steve Elms, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4747 ext 5224
Contact: D/Sergeant, Jared McLeod, 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 extension 2385
On September 13, 2020, just after 7:00 pm, a uniform member of the Halton Regional Police Service observed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed in the area of Billings Court and South Service Road in Burlington. A traffic stop was conducted and grounds were formed for a lawful search of the vehicle. Search of the vehicle led to the discovery and seizure of approximately 300 grams of fentanyl, valued at over $100,000, as well as $15,000 in cash.
Parteek Ghuman (19) of Stoney Creek has been charged with:
-Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl
-Obstruct Peace Officer
Ghuman has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact D/Sgt Jared McLeod of the 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2385.
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.