Grimsby Man Charged in Drug and Firearm Investigation
A Grimsby man with ties to the Hamilton area was arrested yesterday after an in-depth drug investigation. He appeared in court earlier today to face firearm and drug-related charges.
The Hamilton Police Gang and Weapons Enforcement Unit has continued to investigate drug activity in the community. With the information gathered involving the criminal actions of a Grimsby man in the Hamilton area, an application was submitted to the court system, requesting a search warrant for properties related to the individual.
On Thursday, August 27, 2020, police were granted a search warrant for a residential Grimsby address located in the area of North Service Road and Winston Road and a vehicle belonging to the male.
With the assistance from members of the Emergency Response Unit, a 21-year-old Grimsby man was arrested outside his residence in his vehicle. He was searched and found to be in possession of cocaine, Percocet pills and an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency. Police also located inside his vehicle a loaded Glock handgun. The vehicle, a 2103 Mercedes Benz, two-door sedan was also seized.
Officers then entered his residence where they located illicit drugs, drug paraphernalia and a prohibited weapon.
Everton Frost was taken into police custody and his matter addressed at the John Sopinka Courthouse on Friday, August 28, 2020. He continues to face charges related to the possession of firearms and drugs and the violation of court orders.
- Cocaine valued at $ 4800
- Unknown pills
- Percocet pills valued at $200
- Undisclosed amount of Canadian currency
- Conductive Energy Weapon
- Two Digital scales
- Drug Paraphernalia
- Two Cocaine press units
- 2013 Mercedes Benz two-door
- Glock handgun
- Everton Frost, 21-years-of-age from Grimsby
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking-Cocaine
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking-Oxycodone
- Proceeds of Crime Under $5000
- Several Firearm-related offences
- Possession of a Prohibited Weapon (Conducted Energy Weapon)
- Possession contrary to prohibition order x 4
If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Detective Sergeant Jason Cattle by calling 905-546-3887.