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Brantford Police ServiceBPS Heat unit seize over $26,000 in illicit drugs

Members of the Brantford Police Service High Enforcement Action Team (H.E.A.T.) completed an investigation to locate a man wanted on two outstanding arrest warrants on Thursday, April 6, 2023.

Through investigation, officers confirmed the accused was travelling by taxi in the area of King George Road and Dunsdon Street. Officers initiated a traffic stop. The accused fled the vehicle on foot. After a short foot chase, the accused was arrested by officers.

Search incident to arrest located the following in possession of the accused:

  • Approximately 62.6 grams of suspected fentanyl (schedule I) with an estimated street value of $25,040
  • Approximately 12 grams of suspected cocaine (schedule I) with an estimated street value of $1,200
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Canadian currency

The total estimated street value of seized drugs located on the accused is $26,240.

As a result of the investigation, Tyrell HORVATH-JACKSON, 24, of Cambridge, stands charged with the following offences:

  • Failure to Comply with Judicial Release – Release Order, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession for the Purpose – Schedule I x 3, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

The accused was held for bail.

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