Burlington Trio Facing Drug Trafficking Charges

Three Burlington men are facing charges after a drug investigation which included the seizure of a gun.

Halton police’s street crime unit made the arrests on April 4.

The suspect was believed to be in possession of illegal drugs, say police, and a search yielded one gram of cocaine, 28 grams of marijuana and a digital scale.

A home on Spring Gardens Rd. was searched with investigators seizing cash, 4.4 grams of marijuana, 52 MDMA, or ecstasy, pills and a .380 calibre handgun.

The seized items have an estimated street value of $2,600, say investigators.

Dylan Christopher Dean, 20, is charged with possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) for the purpose of trafficking.

Kamaldip Singhera, 34, is charged with possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), and trafficking in a controlled substance (marijuana).

Dean and Singhera were released on a promise to appear in Milton court on May 1.

Brandon Michael Stoddard, 30, is charged with possession of a controlled substance (MDMA) for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm knowing it’s unauthorized, breach of firearms prohibition, careless use (storage) of firearm.

Stoddard was held for bail.

Anyone who may have any additional information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Det.-Const. Dave Griffiths of the Burlington street crime unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 2345.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca

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