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TIGER unit arrests two, seize $174,000 in illicit drugs

Brantford Police ServiceTIGER unit arrests two, seize $174,000 in illicit drugs

Members of the Brantford Police Service Tactical Intelligence Generated Enforcement and Response Unit (TIGER) launched a drug investigation in July 2023 to target fentanyl trafficking in the City of Brantford.

As a result of the investigation, on Friday, October 6, 2023, a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant was granted. With the assistance of the Brantford Police Services Emergency Response Team, the warrant was executed at a Tecumseh Street residence.

Following the operation, the following items were seized:

  • Approximately 609 grams of suspected fentanyl, with an estimated street value of $121,960
  • Approximately 410 grams of suspected crystal methamphetamine, with an estimated street value of $41,220
  • Approximately 10 grams of suspected cocaine, with an estimated street value of $1,030
  • A quantity of prescription pills, consisting of hydromorphone and Percocet, with an estimated street value of $9,930
  • Multiple cell phones
  • Digital scale
  • A large amount of cutting agents, commonly used in drug production
  • Canadian currency
  • Ammunition
  • Rifle – Winchester Model 94

The total estimated street value of the seized illicit drugs is $174,140.

As a result of the investigation, a 40-year-old female resident of Brantford, and a 19-year-old male non-resident of Brantford, each stand charged with the following Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Criminal Code violations:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking x4
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm, 
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm

Both accused have been held for bail.

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