Hamilton, Ontario ,
04
July
2019
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19:10
America/New_York

Hamilton Police Raids Two Residences – Firearm & Drugs Recovered

A 23-year-old male from Toronto and a 38-year-old female from Hamilton were arrested and charged yesterday. Police executed search warrants at two different residences where a loaded handgun and a quantity of drugs were recovered.

On Tuesday, July 3, 2019, shortly before 7:00 a.m., Hamilton Police responded to the townhouse complex located at 10 St. Andrews Drive after reports of a disturbance. Officers received information that a male was inside a residence and possibly armed with a firearm. As officers approached, the male fled on foot, the officers gave chase, a Taser was deployed and the suspect was arrested a short distance away. The male was found to be in possession of fentanyl and heroin.

During the investigation, police learned that the suspects had used two residences in the townhouse complex for the purpose of distributing illegal drugs. Both premises were searched and contrabands, including a loaded handgun, a large quantity of drugs and over $8,000 cash were recovered.

Charged: 

  • Crystal Murray, 38 years old of Hamilton;
  • Kimani Salim Clarke, 23 years old of Toronto

Charges: 

  • Numerous Firearm Offences, including unauthorized possession of a firearm;
  • Numerous Drug Offences, including possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine.

Anyone with information that could assist Police with the investigation into this crime is asked to contact Detective Constable Trevor Bland by calling 905-546-2917.

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