Hamilton,
09
September
2020
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10:57
America/New_York

Gun Drugs and Cash Seized in Stoney Creek Investigation

Stoney Creek Seizure

A Stoney Creek man was arrested on Friday after an illicit drug investigation. Police seized drugs, cash and a loaded handgun. He appeared in court last Saturday.

After gathering information about drug activity being conducted by a Stoney Creek man, members of the Hamilton Police Gangs and Weapons Enforcement Unit commenced an investigation focusing on his vehicle and a residence in the area of Upper Mt. Albion Road and Times Square Boulevard.

On Friday, September 4, 2020, an application for a Controlled Drugs and Substance search warrant was submitted to the courts. The warrant was granted the same day for the subject’s vehicle and residence.

Shortly before 5:00 p.m., the male was arrested without incident outside an Oakville restaurant and taken into police custody. A search of his vehicle resulted in the discovery of a loaded handgun, illicit drugs and an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency.

With the authority of the search warrant, officers then converged on his Stoney Creek residence where additional drugs, cash and drug paraphernalia were seized.

Tevon Williams-McKenzie was held for a bail hearing. His matter was addressed at the John Sopinka Courthouse on Saturday, September 5, 2020, where he faced firearm, proceeds of crime and drug-related charges.

SEIZED

  • Taurus handgun
  • Ammunition
  • Cocaine valued at $43,500
  • Heroin valued at $13,500
  • Undisclosed amount of Canadian currency

CHARGED

  • Tevon Williams-McKenzie, 25-years-of-age from Stoney Creek

CHARGES

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Heroin
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of proceeds of crime over $5000
  • Several firearm-related offences

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.

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