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December
2018
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15:01
America/New_York

Drugs and Weapons Seized at Hamilton Mountain Residence

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Hamilton Police charged two males after finding drugs and firearms in a Hamilton Mountain residence.

On December 6, 2018, Hamilton Police Vice and Drug branch executed a search warrant at a Hamilton Mountain residence. Once inside the home, police located a substantial amount of illicit drugs as well as a firearm and ammunition. One male from Hamilton faces drugs and firearms charges while a second male also faces charges for possession of the firearm

As a result of the investigation, Stephen Macdonald, a 30-year-old male, from Hamilton, and Naaman Walters a 19-year-old male, were both arrested and charged with the following offences:

Joint charges Stephen Macdonald and Naaman Walters

  • Careless Storage of a Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a firearm

Steven Macdonald

  • Possession of Fentanyl for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of Cocaine for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of Heroin for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of Proceeds of Crime under $5,000.00
  • Adult Possession of a firearm Contrary To Order

Total amount of drugs seized

  • 651 grams of fentanyl and heroin
  • 300 grams of cocaine

Police estimate the street value of the drugs seized at $ 220,000. Also seized was a Non-Restricted Semi-Automatic Simonov SKS 1945 Rifle along with ammunition

The accused appeared in court on Friday, December 7, 2018, to answer to several criminal charges.