Toronto, Brantford police arrest two men in drug and gun investigation

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A Brantford man and a Toronto man face drug and firearms charges by the Toronto Police Service’s guns and gangs unit after Brantford police helped them execute one of two search warrants.

On Friday, Oct. 11, the Brantford Police Service’s emergency response team, K9 unit, gun violence task force and street crime unit assisted Toronto police officers to execute a search warrant issued due to an ongoing firearms investigation at a West Brant address.

As a precaution, a nearby school was temporarily locked down. The officers executed the warrant without incident.

During the execution of the warrant, police located cocaine with a street value of $3,600, fentanyl worth $8,200, heroin worth $7,500 and methamphetamine worth $5,200.  The approximate value of the drugs seized is $24,500.  Police also located over 2,000 rounds of ammunition of various calibres and four prohibited devices (extended ammunition magazines).  

As a result of the investigation, Toronto Police Service guns and gangs unit have charged two males with a number of Criminal Code and Controlled Drug and Substances Act charges.  

A 32-year-old Toronto male is charged with:
1. Possession for the Purpose Trafficking (six counts)
2. Possession of Proceeds of Crime
3. Possession of Prohibited Device (four counts)
4. Possession of Ammunition when Prohibited (two counts)

A 23-year-old Brantford male is charged with:
1. Possession for the Purpose Trafficking (four counts)
2. Possession of Prohibited Device (four counts)
3. Fail to Comply Recognizance
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 and tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant- Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477.

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