For Immediate release:

Three Out of Town Drug Dealers Arrested at Traffic Stop

After viewing a vehicle driving aggressively by spinning its tires, speeding and honking its horn at other vehicles, police were able to locate and conduct a traffic stop. Investigation revealed the occupants were in possession of illicit drugs. All three occupants were arrested and held for a Bail Hearing.

On Saturday, March 10, 2018 shortly before 2:30 a.m. police observed a black Chrysler 300M at the intersection of King Street East and Sanford Avenue North. The driver was honking his horn at slower traffic, spun his tires and drive off at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was stopped by police at the intersection of King Street East and Tisdale Street North. As offices approached, they smelled the odour of fresh marijuana coming from the cabin of the vehicle and crumbs were observed in plain view. The three occupants were arrested for possession of marijuana. Investigation revealed the occupants were individually in possession of additional drugs for the purpose of trafficking.

Hamilton Police have seized over 23 grams of marijuana, 3 grams of cocaine, several cell phones and an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency.

Three adult males were arrested and held for a bail hearing.

Arrested

Jahneil Brown (19 YOA) male from Etobicoke

Breach of Probation X3

Possession of the Purpose of Trafficking - Marijuana

Possession of Proceeds of Crime

Obstruct Peace Officer

Arrested

Xavier Khan-Lewis (24 YOA) male from Burlington

Possession of the Purpose of Trafficking - Marijuana

Possession of Proceeds of Crime

Arrested

Richard Samuels (19 YOA) male from Toronto

Possession of the Purpose of Trafficking - Marijuana

Possession of the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine

Possession of Proceeds of Crime

Breach of Probation X2

 

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