Man Arrested by Halton Police for Fraudulently Obtaining Narcotics

Halton police have arrested a Mississauga man for fraudulently obtaining narcotics.

According to police, in September 2018 members of the Halton Regional Police Service Fraud Unit began an investigation into a person of interest in connection with a series of pharmacy frauds throughout the region.

On Nov. 7 Ali Khatib, 22-year-old man from Mississauga, was arrested after he fraudulently obtained narcotics from a pharmacy in Milton.

A subsequent search warrant was executed at the accused's residence. As a result, the accused was charged with:

  • Utter forged document (four counts)
  • Possession of forged documents (nine counts)
  • Identity theft
  • Possession for the purpose - Schedule I
  • Breach of recognizance

The accused was held was held for bail.

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