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Media Release

Release Date: September 25th, 2020 - 1:13pm

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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Cannabis Act Investigation Has Led to Arrest and Charges in Burlington

​The Halton Regional Police Service has concluded a week long Cannabis Act investigation in the City of Burlington.

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

Rakeem AMOAH (18 years old from Burlington)

  • Unauthorized Possession of Prohibited Device
  • Possession of a Prohibited Device
  • Possession for the Purpose of Selling (3 Counts)
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance (Oxycodone)
  • Sell Cannabis

On September 24th 2020, Investigators from the Street Crime Unit and Criminal Investigations Bureau executed a search warrant at a residence in the City of Burlington.  As a result; the following items were seized:

  • 81 grams of Cannabis
  • 71 x 500mg of Edible Gummies
  • 1 Oxycodone Tablet
  • 2 High Capacity Extended Handgun Magazines
  • Various Ammunition
  • 1 Replica Firearm
  • 3 Digital Scales
  • 2 Cellular Telephones
  • $14,410 Canadian Currency
  • $10,147 American Currency

$2,235 worth of Cannabis and Cannabis Edibles were seized as a result of the search warrant. (Photo attached).

AMOAH was held for a Bail Hearing on September 25th, 2020.

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. ​