Drug trafficking investigation leads to numerous charges for Oakville man


Published June 23, 2023 at 11:10 am

An Oakville man is facing multiple charges after a Halton Regional Police drug trafficking investigation led to the seizure of numerous drugs, cash and a Taser.

Members of the 2 District Street Crime Unit executed search warrants at an Oakville residence on Wednesday (June 21) and as a result the following items (pictured below) were seized:

  • Two ounces of cocaine
  • One ounce of methamphetamines
  • One extended magazine (holds 31 rounds of ammunition)
  • One Conductive Energy Weapon (commonly referred to as a “Taser”)
  • 13 rounds of 40 calibre ammunition
  • 12 rounds of 45 calibre ammunition
  • One functioning scale,
  • One functioning pill press
  • $800 in Canadian currency
  • Stolen identity documents (documents reported stolen to Hamilton Police)

Daniel Hackett, 32, of Oakville was arrested and has been charged with:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (Cocaine)
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (Methamphetamines)
  • Trafficking (cocaine)
  • Trafficking (methamphetamines)
  • Possession of a prohibited device contrary to order
  • Possession of ammunition contrary to order
  • Possession of a prohibited device
  • Possession of property obtained by crime – under $5000 (2 Counts)

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777, ext. 2216.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through their website at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

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