For Immediate release:

Police Investigate Stolen U-Haul Truck

Hamilton Police Patrol Officers investigate a stolen U-Haul truck and locate several illicit drugs. The occupants of the vehicle have been arrested and held for Bail Court.

On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, shortly after 2:00 a.m. officers while on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a U-Haul rental van at the intersection of Cannon Street West and James Street North in the city of Hamilton. The vehicle was observed operating northbound on James Street South in a suspicious manner. Through investigation police learned the vehicle had been reported as stolen.

The occupants were placed under arrest and a subsequent search resulted in the seizure of several illicit drugs.

Charged

Dustin Laughton 36 years old

Possession of Controlled Drugs (X3) – Cocaine, Fentanyl and Heroin

Possession For the Purpose of Trafficking (X3) - Cocaine, Fentanyl and Heroin

Possession of a Prohibited Weapon

Fail to Comply Probation (X2)

Possession Stolen Property Over $5000.00

Charged

Brianne Brillinger 31 years old

Possession of Controlled Drugs (X4) – Cocaine, Fentanyl, Cannabis Resin and Heroin

Possession Stolen Property Over $5000.00

Fail to Comply Probation (X2)

Fail To Comply Undertaking

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