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Hamilton Police Cuff eight suspects in drug blitz

Hamilton Police Cuff eight suspects in drug blitz

Hamilton Police have charged eight individuals after a series of drug warrants across Hamilton.

On Friday, September 9, 2022, just shortly after 5:00 a.m., Hamilton Police executed five CDSA search warrants across Hamilton, including two cars and several residences.

Members of the Major Drug Unit had been investigating a drug trafficking ring operating in the city and believed to be trafficking fentanyl, methamphetamine, and cocaine.

With the assistance of specialized units (Hamilton Police Emergency Response Unit, HEAT Units, Halton Tactical Unit), as well as uniform patrol officers, the Major Drug Unit executed the early morning warrants.

Ultimately, eight individuals were charged with several offences and a large quantity of fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine, prescriptions pills, proceeds of crime and tools associated to the drug trade were recovered.  Police also located four firearms, including three fully loaded handguns and one rifle, along with drugs valued at $375,000.

They also grabbed an Acura MDX.

Those charged include:

Luan Ximines, 42-years-old from Hamilton

Krystal Burley, 40-years-old from Hamilton

Anthony Benedetti, 32-years-old from Hamilton

Subrina Jagmohansingh, 44-years-old from Toronto

Claudia Lintack, 32-years-old from Hamilton

Ashley Doyle, 24-years-old from Hamilton

Sharren Boyer, 26-years-old from Hamilton

Jesse Steingart, 40-years-old from Hamilton

Hamilton Police have also issued a warrant for 42-year-old Canute Nairne from Hamilton.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit  anonymous tips online at www.crimestoppershamilton.com.

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