Suspect Arrested Following Drug Trafficking Investigation in Halton Hills

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A suspect has been arrested following a recent drug trafficking investigation in Halton Hills.

According to police, on July 10, 2019, members of the Halton Regional Police Service - Drug and Human Trafficking Unit completed a drug trafficking investigation in Acton, Halton Hills.

As a result, one male was arrested and two search warrants were executed.

Investigators located and seized 364 grams of cocaine (13 ounces), 9.4 grams of psilocybin, one gram of MDMA, packaging, scales, a large amount of Canadian currency (more than $25,000), and two counterfeit $100 dollar bills.

Police say the drugs have an approximate street value of more than $30,000.

As a result of the investigation, Jesse McFadden (24) of Acton is facing the following alleged charges.

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine
  • Possession of MDMA
  • Possession of psilocybin  
  • Possession of counterfeit money

The accused was held pending a bail hearing and will appear in court on July 11, 2019.

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

Photo is courtesy of Halton Police.

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