Police Locate Drugs and Cash While Conducting Area Search
Hamilton Police responded to reports of possible shots fired on the west mountain. The area was searched and no evidence was found to support a shooting incident. While searching the area, police located illicit drugs and cash.
On Tuesday, August 13, police responded to the area of Scenic Drive and the Bruce Trail for a report of shots fired. A vehicle of interest was then seen leaving the area.
Once police arrived, a search was conducted and a group of males in two vehicles were located in a nearby parking lot. Two males immediately fled on foot into a wooded area. While police spoke with the remaining males, one male returned to the scene advising he had lost some money. All the individuals were investigated in relation to the report of shots fired in the area.
Police did not find any evidence to support a shooting incident. However, a search of the area conducted by the K9 unit recovered cash as well as cocaine and fentanyl. The items have been seized while police continue to investigate.
- Cocaine – 2 grams
- Fentanyl – 3 grams
- Canadian currency $1100
If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation, you are asked to contact the Mountain Division at 905-546-3886.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com