Hamilton Police Arrested Five Wanted Parties over the Weekend
While conducting regular duties Hamilton Police officers are cognizant of the potential of dealing with wanted parties. Over the course of the weekend, five wanted parties were identified and arrested at unrelated investigations. They were taken into police custody to answer to their charges.
Friday, March 22, 2019
On Friday, March 22, 2019, shortly before 7:00 a.m., an off- duty Hamilton Police officer observed a black Infinity Coupe in the parking lot of a business in the area of King Street West and Caroline Street South. The driver appeared to be slumped over his seat. Information obtained prior to the incident connected the vehicle to a wanted party. Police conducted an investigation and confirmed the male located in the vehicle was the wanted party and he was arrested. The charge on the warrant was for assault with a weapon. The male and the vehicle were subsequently searched and illicit drugs were discovered.
Police seized Fentanyl, Cocaine, drug paraphernalia and an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency.
The male was taken into police custody and appeared in court over the weekend to answer to several charges.
- Fentanyl 16 grams (including pkg)
- Cocaine 10 grams
- Undisclosed amount of Canadian currency
- Drug paraphernalia
- Mark Nicholson, male 60-years-of-age from Hamilton
- Possession of controlled substance for trafficking – Fentanyl
- Possession of controlled substance for trafficking – Cocaine
- Possession proceeds of crime under $5000.00
On Friday, March 22, 2019, shortly before 11:00 a.m., Hamilton Police received information that a wanted party could possibly be in the area of Earl Street and Barton Street East. Officers attended and observed the wanted party outside of a residence in the above-stated area. He was arrested without incident for the outstanding charges of Robbery, Forcible Confinement, Utter Threats and Fail to Attend Court X3.
A 40-year-old Mississauga man appeared in court over the weekend to answer the charges stated above.
Due to the nature of the original investigation police are not releasing the male’s name.
Saturday, March 23, 2019
On Saturday, March 23, 2019, shortly after 3:30 a.m., Hamilton Police responded to the area of Main Street East and Huxley Avenue South for a disturbance involving a group of people. Once the participants were separated, police identified an arrest warrant with Durham Regional Police for one male in the group. The outstanding change was for failing to attend court.
Bryson Hoffmann, 21-years-of-age from Hamilton, was arrested and turned over to Durham Regional Police Service to answer to the criminal charge.
Sunday, March 24, 2019
On Sunday, March 24, 2019, shortly before 4:00 a.m., police responded to the area of Queen Street North and Market Street for a disturbance involving a group of males and females. Through an investigation, police learned there was a warrant of arrest for one of the females involved. The outstanding change was for assault.
Heather Alves, 27-years-of–age of no fixed address was arrested and taken into police custody. She appeared in court on Sunday, March 24, 2019, to answer to the charge.
On Sunday, March 24, 2019, shortly before 3:00 p.m., police were dispatched to a parking lot in the area of Upper James Street and Fennell Avenue East for a suspicious vehicle. Once on scene police noted the vehicle had disappeared. Information provided to police included the licence plate of the vehicle. Police then attended the address of the registered owner and located the Silver Honda. The occupant of the vehicle was spoken to and was identified as a wanted party with the Hamilton Police Service. The outstanding change was for utter threats.
A 24-year-old Hamilton man was arrested and taken into police custody. He will appear in court on Monday, March 25, 2019, to answer to the charge.