Five month investigation of Burlington cocaine trafficker results in seven arrests and 37 drug and weapons charges.

Crime 100By Staff

May 8th, 2017

BURLINGTON, ON

 

It is one of the largest police initiatives into the illegal drug trade in some time. On May 3, 2017, the Halton Regional Police Service Drug and Morality Unit completed a five month investigation into a Burlington cocaine trafficker.

As a result of the investigation, five search warrants were executed in the Hamilton area.
Search warrant locations:

• 277 Fruitland Road, Stoney Creek
• 6335 Airport Road, Glanbrook
• 109-80 King William Street, Hamilton
• 318-35 South Shore Cr, Hamilton
• 11 Clearview Drive, Hamilton

Items seized in relation to the investigation:

• 1/2 kg of cocaine
• 1 kg cannabis resin
• 15 kg of marihuana
• $100,000.00 CDN currency
• 2009 Maserati
• Two loaded handguns
• A high-capacity magazine
• Various ammunition
• Heavy armor ballistic vest

The street value of drugs and cutting agents seized is $160,000.00.

Seven residents of Burlington and Hamilton were arrested and face a combined total of 37 drug and weapons charges. The names of the accused and related charges are as follows:

08 05 17 Photo 1Amargit SOHDI (48yrs) of Stoney Creek – held pending a bail hearing
1. Possession for the Purpose – Cocaine
2. Possession – Oxycodone (pills)
3. Possession – Fentanyl (patch)
4. Possession – Property obtained by crime
5. Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
6. Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
7. Breach – Firearm Prohibited
8. Possession – Firearm/ammunition
9. Possession – restricted firearm/ammunition
10. 2x Firearm Prohibited orders

08 05 17 Photo 3Jessica SOHDI of Stoney Creek – held pending a bail hearing
1. Possession for the Purpose – Cocaine
2. Possession – Oxycodone
3. Possession – Fentanyl
4. Possession – Property obtained by crime
5. Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
6. Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
7. Breach – Firearm Prohibited
8. Possession – Firearm/ammunition
9. Possession – Restricted firearm/ammunition

08 05 17 Photo 4Sean BIXBY (34yrs) of Glanbrook – held pending a bail hearing
1. Possession for the Purpose – 5(2) Resin
2. Possession – Prohibited Firearm/ammunition
3. Possession – Marihuana
4. Breach – Firearms regulation
5. Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon
6. Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
7. Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
8. 2x Breach – Firearm Prohibited

Jason BIXBY (33yrs) of Hamilton – held pending a bail hearing
1. Possession for the Purpose – 5(2) Resin

08 05 17 Photo 5Adam CARROLL (31yrs) of Hamilton –held pending a bail hearing
1. Possession for the Purpose – 5(2) Resin
2. Possession – Prohibited Firearm/ammunition
3. Possession for the Purpose – Marihuana
4. Breach – Firearms Regulation
5. Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon
6. Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon
7. Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

Shane SOHDI (28yrs) of Hamilton – released via PTA
1. Possession – property obtained by crime

Delroy NESTAR (29yrs) of Hamilton – held pending a bail hearing
1. Possession for the Purpose – Cocaine

The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests and charges are anticipated.

Anyone with information about drug trafficking should contact 905-825-4777.Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See something, Hear something, Say something” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca, or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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