Drugs and Firearm Seized During Search Warrant Execution

A police investigation into a male held against his will resulted in the arrest of a Hamilton man and the seizure of drugs and a loaded firearm.

On Sunday, March 29, 2020, shortly 12:00 p.m., Hamilton Police received information regarding a male being held against his will at a residence in the area of Sherman Avenue North and Barton Street East. Police immediately responded and entered the residence for the safety of a potential victim. Once inside, police located an adult male with minor injuries. A male suspect was also located and arrested. He was found to be in possession of a substance believed to be Heroin.

Through continued investigation, police were granted a search warrant for the residence. The warrant was executed at 11:30 p.m. and police located and seized a loaded handgun and a quantity of Heroin and Fentanyl mix.

A 45-year-old Hamilton man will have his matter addressed at the John Sopinka Courthouse later today.


  • Heroin and Fentanyl mix valued at $60,000
  • Revolver


  • Hamilton Man, 45-years-of-age


  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Point Firearm x 2
  • Forcible Confinement
  • Prohibited Firearm - loaded
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Careless Storage
  • Possession of Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession Contrary to Order x 8
  • Possession of Heroin for the purpose of trafficking

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Amanda Gill by calling 905-546-3818.

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