Patrol Officer Locates Drugs During Traffic Stop
Police have located thousands of dollars’ worth of street drugs inside a rental vehicle during an early morning traffic stop.
On May 26, 2020, shortly after 2:15 a.m., police noticed a silver 2019 Chevrolet Malibu emerge from an alleyway on Burton Street and Emerald Street in Hamilton. Prior to conducting a traffic stop police confirmed the Chevrolet plates were registered to a car rental company in London.
Police stopped the vehicle on Burton Street just south of Emerald. During the investigation police learned the driver and passenger had outstanding warrants with Ottawa and Hamilton Police Services.
During the search of the vehicle police located Methamphetamine, Codeine and Fentanyl with an approximate street worth of $26,800 and over $5000 in cash.
The two Hamilton males were arrested and brought into custody with their bail opposed.
Charged: Ulysesse Sherwin (31-years-old) Hamilton resident
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Other drugs x 3
- Proceeds of Crime over $5000 x 2
- Fail to Comply
Charged: Blake Franklin (37-years-old) Hamilton resident
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Other drugs
- Proceeds of Crime over $5000
- Fail to Comply with Probation
If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Central Staff Sergeant at (905)546-4725.