Hamilton, Ontario,
22
March
2019
|
18:00
America/New_York

Make Safe Task Force Executes Warrant

Hamilton Police remain committed to addressing gun violence and the illegal drug trade through the recently formed Make Safe task force. A search warrant has been executed by the task force that resulted in the arrest of a Hamilton man and the seizure of illegal drugs, replica firearms and ammunition. The male will appear in court on March 22, 2019.

Shortly after 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2019, Hamilton Police Service executed a search warrant at an east end residence in relation to illegal drug activity. During the search, Hamilton Police seized a large quantity of Cocaine with a street value of $45,000, two replica firearms, ammunition, an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency and drug paraphernalia.

A 34-year-old Hamilton man has been arrested and will appear in court on Friday, March 22, 2019, to answer to drug and firearm-related charges.

SEIZED

  • 450 Grams of cocaine (street value $45,000)
  • 2 replica firearms
  • One clip for a .22 cal firearm loaded with ammunition
  • One clip for a 7.62 cal firearm loaded with ammunition
  • Several more rounds of 7.62 ammunition
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Undisclosed amount of Canadian currency

CHARGED

  • Robert MAY, male 34-years-of-age from Hamilton

CHARGES

  • CDSA 5(2) - cocaine
  • Possession of Proceeds of Crime under $5000
  • Possession of a Prohibited Device x 2
  • Possession of a Ammunition / Prohibited Device while Prohibited x 3