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Hamilton Police hit the jackpot with big drug haul

Hamilton Police hit the jackpot with big drug haul

It started out as a stolen auto investigation but ended up with the seizure a quantity of cocaine valued at $1,5 million. Now two people are behind bars.

In the evening hours of Thursday, May 12, 2022, Hamilton Police executed a residential search warrant and arrested two suspects in relation to a stolen Lincoln SUV in the area of Rymal Road East and Upper Sherman Avenue.

When they got inside the house police came across 13.2 kilograms of cocaine valued at approximately $1.5 million dollars. The recovered stolen Lincoln SUV was valued at approximately $7,000. Police also located and seized three replica firearms, multiple fraudulent vehicle plates and indicia of drug trafficking during the execution of the warrant.

Two adults, a 36-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man were charged with property and drug related offences and were located at the residence. They remain in custody.

Anyone with any information about illicit drugs, gun violence or any crime within our city are asked to call Hamilton Police 905-546-4925 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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