Burlington man charged with trafficking and possession of drugs following downtown raid


Published October 26, 2022 at 12:25 pm

After a month-long investigation, a Burlington man is facing possession and trafficking of narcotics charges.

Halton police identified a suspect after he was observed conducting drug transactions and posting that he had drugs for sale on various social media platforms.

Yesterday, Oct. 25, a search warrant was executed at a residence in the area of Ghent Ave. and Brant St. in Burlington.

As a result of the search warrant, 1040 ml of hydrocodone was seized.

A 20-year-old Burlington man was arrested and charged with possession and trafficking of hydrocodone and obstruction of police.

He was released on an undertaking.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 3 District Street Crime Unit at 905-825-4777, ext. 2316.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or at the website.

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