Oakville youth charged with multiple drug and firearm offences

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April 23, 2021 at 11:04 am

An Oakville youth has been charged with multiple drug and firearm offences.

According to police, in March of 2021, members of the Halton Regional Police Service – 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, began an investigation into an individual who was trafficking drugs throughout the Town of Oakville.

Police say on April 22, 2021, a 16-year-old male from Oakville was arrested charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, possession for the purpose of trafficking – fentanyl, possession for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine and crack cocaine, possession for the purpose of trafficking – LSD, possession for the purpose of trafficking – psilocybin, possession – oxycodone, trafficking a controlled substance, possess cannabis for the purpose of selling, young person to distribute cannabis (of one or more classes of cannabis the total amount of which is equivalent as determined with schedule 3 to be more than 5g of dried cannabis), unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized, careless storage of a firearm and possession of a restricted firearm with ammunition.

Following the arrest, a Controlled Drug and Substances Act warrant was conducted at a residence in Oakville, according to police.

Through the course of the investigation, a loaded .45 calibre restricted firearm, 14 rounds of .45 Cal ammunition, 19.1 grams of Fentanyl, 22.1 grams of Cocaine, 20.9 grams of Crack Cocaine, 0.6 grams of Oxycodone, 0.7 grams of LSD, 122.6 grams of Psilocybin, 335.4 grams of cannabis marijuana, 66 (22 gram-24.5 gram) packages of Cannabis Edibles and 283 (1 gram each) Cannabis Vape Pens were seized.

The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact the 2 District – Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext 2216.

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

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