Arrest leads to Illicit Drugs, Cash and Weapons

On Friday, September 18, 2020, shortly after 6:50p.m, a Hamilton Police officer was patrolling in the area of King Street East at Sanford Avenue in the City of Hamilton. Police observed a female stepping out of a cab and recognized her as someone who was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant with the Hamilton Police Service.

A search of this revealed she was in possession of illicit drugs, cash and a prohibited weapon.


A 32-year-old female from the City of Hamilton was taken into custody and held for a bail hearing.


  • Canadian Currency $6,295
  • 1 battery powered scale
  • 2 cell phones
  • Multiple illicit street drugs with a street value of over $2,000
  • Possession of Prohibited Weapon (Pepper Spray)


  • Fail to Comply with Probation x 1
  • Possession for the Purpose Schedule I - Heroin 
  • Possession for the Purpose Schedule I – Methamphetamine
  • Possession for the Purpose Schedule I - Other Drugs x 2 
  • Possession for the Purpose Schedule I - Opioid (other than heroin)Possession Schedule I - Methamphetamine
  • Proceeds of Crime Over $5000
  • Possession of Prohibited Weapon

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