Weapons, drugs, cash seized from Burlington residence in police raid

 

The Halton Regional Police Service made arrests in relation to a month-long drug trafficking investigation in Burlington.

An investigation by the Burlington Street Crime Unit led to charges against the following individuals:

Daniel Gignac (34 years old of Burlington)

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Methamphetamine)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Fentanyl)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Cocaine)
  • Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public (Stun Gun and a Flick knife) - (2 counts)
  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon (Stun Gun and a Flick Knife)- (2 counts)
  • Possession of Stolen Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

 Yassin Mohamed (33 years old of Burlington)

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Methamphetamine)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Fentanyl)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Cocaine)
  • Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public (Stun Gun)
  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon (Stun Gun)

On Friday (May 22), investigators raided a residence in Burlington and seized the following items: 

  • 10 grams Methamphetamine
  • 22 grams of Fentanyl 
  • 23 grams of Cocaine 
  • $1480.00 Canadian Currency
  • 4 cell phones
  • 3 digital scales
  • 1 Stun Gun
  • 1 Flick Knife
  • Stolen Ontario licence plate

In total, $8,500 worth of drugs were seized.

Both Gignac and Mohamed were released from custody pending a court appearance in Milton.

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