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Media Release

Release Date: October 28th, 2020 - 3:11pm

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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Halton Police Arrest Cannabis Trafficker in Burlington

​The Halton Regional Police Service has concluded a two week long drug trafficking investigation in the City of Burlington.

Investigation by the Burlington Street Crime Unit has led to charges against the following individual:

Sergio BERALDO (59 years old from Burlington)

  • Possession for the Purpose of Selling – Cannabis (2 counts)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Selling – Cannabis Derivatives (2 counts)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Oxycodone (2 counts)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance – Psilocybin
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance – Morphine
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance – Cocaine

On October 28th 2020, Investigators from the Street Crime Unit, District Response Unit and Risk Mitigation Team executed search warrants at a residence, an outbuilding and on two vehicles in the City of Burlington.  As a result; the following items were seized:

  • 1.3 kilograms of cannabis
  • 7 x 420mg THC gummies
  • 2 THC vape pens
  • 21 oxycodone pills (some crushed into capsules)
  • 2.4 grams cocaine
  • 1 morphine pill
  • 3.2 grams psilocybin
  • 1 cellular telephone
  • 2 digital scales
  • $1575.00 cash

$13,670 worth of drugs was seized as a result of the search warrants. (Photo attached).

Beraldo was released on an undertaking.

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.  ​