Mississauga man among those facing drug, weapons charges following bust in Halton Hills

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Published September 11, 2023 at 2:04 pm

Men from Mississauga and British Columbia have been arrested following a drug investigation that took Halton police to a Halton Hills residence.

Last week, Halton police concluded Project Wander which focused on the distribution of cocaine and fentanyl in Halton region and surrounding areas. Search warrants were executed at a condominium and self storage unit in Mississauga as well as a residence in Halton Hills.

As a result of the warrants, investigators located and seized:

  • A loaded Glock 27 prohibited compact handgun
  • Bundled Canadian currency in excess of $20,000
  • Money counters, cutting agents and digital scales

Drugs seized included:

  • 1.5 kilograms of methamphetamine
  • About one kilogram of purple fentanyl
  • About one kilogram of cocaine
  • 60 oxycodone pills

Gurkamal Khakh, 25, of Mississauga and Tavleen Towana, 24, of BC, are facing multiple weapon, drug, and stolen property charges.

Both were held pending a bail hearing.

At the time of his arrest, Khakh was under a Firearm Prohibition Order with conditions not to possess any firearms.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Drug and Human Trafficking Unit at 905-825-4777, ext. 5331.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at the website.

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