Police Investigate After-Hours Bar Seize Gun Drugs and Cash
Police investigate the operation of an after-hours bar resulting in the seizure of a gun, illicit drugs and cash. Three Hamilton men are facing numerous criminal charges.
In November 2020, Hamilton Police were notified of a possible after-hours liquor establishment, operating in the area of Barton Street East and Victoria Avenue North. The information received included concerns regarding the establishment as a source of nefarious activity within the community.
Detectives reviewed the practices of the establishment. Through continued investigation, evidence gathered supported the existence of criminal activity that included the trafficking of illicit drugs. An application to search the premise was submitted to the court system. On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, judicial authorization was granted and officers entered the premise to conduct the search.
Police seized illicit drugs, an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency and a handgun.
Three Hamilton men appeared in court on Thursday, January 14, 2021, to face several criminal charges related to drug trafficking and firearm offences.
- Loaded 9mm Arcus handgun
- Crack cocaine
- Canadian Currency
The drugs are estimated at a street value of $12,000
Tim MILLER, 36-years-of-age, Hamilton
Myia BROWN, 31-years-of-age, Hamilton
Oneil WILLIAMS, 48-years-of-age, Hamilton
If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, please contact the Detective Sergeant Jason Cattle at 905-546-3887.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com