Firearm and $15K in Illicit Drugs Seized in Search Warrant Yesterday


Hamilton Police have arrested a 30-year-old Hamilton man following a residential search warrant yesterday.

In the afternoon hours of Wednesday, August 24, 2022, Hamilton Police executed a residential search warrant in the area of Mud Street and Winterberry Drive on the city’s east mountain.

One male has been arrested and remains in custody.


Gurpreet  Singh Atwal

·         30-years-of-age

·         Hamilton

  • Possession for the Purpose-Cocaine
  • Proceeds of Crime Over $5000
  • Careless Use, Carry, Transport, Storage of a Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Prohibited Firearm-Loaded/Unloaded

During the execution of the warrant a quantity of illicit drugs were seized with an approximate value of $15,000 dollars.

A loaded 40 Calibre Handgun, over $72,000 in Canadian Currency, along with scales were also seized during the execution of the warrant.

This is not the end. Hamilton Police will continue to engage with our community, police partners and share information in order to provide community safety. The citizens of Hamilton need to continue to feel safe in their communities and as a community we need to stop gun violence.

If you have any information about gun violence or any crime within our city please call Hamilton Police 905-546-4925 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.