Hamilton, Ontario ,
19
March
2020
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14:12
America/New_York

Half Million Dollars in Drugs Seized from Stoney Creek Home

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Hamilton Police located a half-million dollars in street drugs inside a Stoney Creek residence. Three occupants have been charged.

On March 16, 2020, Hamilton Police began an investigation into numerous domestic-related offences involving Michael Joseph Dalia. The investigators were unable to locate the accused at the time and issued an arrest warrant for the following offences.

Charged: Michael Joseph Dalia (37 years old) Stoney Creek resident

  • Assault level One X 6
  • Assault with a weapon X 3
  • Assault cause bodily harm X 2
  • Assault cause bodily harm – choking X 2
  • Criminal harassment X 2
  • Forcible confinement X 3
  • Mischief under $5000 X 2
  • Theft under $5000
  • Utter threat to cause death

On March 18, 2020, Michael Dalia was located and arrested. A search warrant was executed at the 51 Greening Avenue residence which resulted in additional drug charges being laid.

Police seized over half a million dollars’ worth of street drugs inside the home. This included blue and orange fentanyl, heroin and cocaine. A $120,000 in cash and a replica airsoft handgun were also seized.

Occupants living in the residence were charged with the following offences.

Charged: Luisa Casciola-Dalia (Female, 64-years-old)

Carmen Dalia (Male, 68-years-old)

Michael Joseph Dalia (Male, 37-years-old)

Charges:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Heroin
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Opioid
  • Possession of proceeds of crime over $5000

If you have information that could assist with the investigation into this crime are asked to contact Detective Sergeant Ben Thibodeau by calling 905-546-2907 or Detective Constable Paul Cotrill by calling 905-546-2955.

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