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Media Release

Release Date: October 15th, 2020 - 11:30am

Originator: Detective, Candido Moniz, 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747

Contact: Detective, Scott Heyerman, 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2342

Location: City of Burlington


Arrests Made in Burlington Drug Trafficking Investigation

The Halton Regional Police Service has made arrests into a month long investigation related to a drug trafficking investigation in Burlington.

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

 

Yassin MOHAMED (34 years) of Burlington

  • Trafficking (Methamphetamine)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Methamphetamine)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)

 

Gerald BUCKLAND (42 years) of no fixed address

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
  • Obstruct Peace Officer

 

On October 14th 2020, Investigators executed two search warrants at a residence and a U-haul storage locker in the City of Burlington, resulting in the seizure of several items linked to the above-noted offences.

 

Both Yassin MOHAMED and Gerald BUCKLAND have been released from custody, pending a court appearance in the Town Milton.

 

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.