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Media Release

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

Location: Burlington


Burlington Traffic Stop Leads To Fentanyl Seizure

​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.​