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TIGER Unit seizes illegal drugs and firearms, arrests two

Brantford Police ServiceTIGER Unit seizes illegal drugs and firearms, arrests two

Members of Brantford Police Service’s Tactical Intelligence Enforcement Response Unit (T.I.G.E.R) completed a drug trafficking investigation on Wednesday, April 26, 2023.

At approximately 10:40 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a Murray Street residence.

The following items were located:

  • Approximately 113 hydromorphone pills (suspected) with an estimated street value of $2,260 
  • Approximately 15 grams of fentanyl (suspected), with an estimated street value of $3,020 
  • 58x unspent 12 gauge shot gun shells 
  • 43x unspent .308 caliber ammunition 
  • 1 shotgun 
  • 3 replica (BB) firearms which included a Glock handgun, a Swiss Arms handgun and a PFM16 handgun
  • Canadian currency

The accused were located within the residence at the time the search warrant was executed and were arrested.

Additionally, investigation revealed that the accused male was in violation of six firearm prohibition orders.

As a result of this investigation, Brooke TOMLINSON, 22, of Hamilton, stands charged with the following Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act violations: 

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking, (fentanyl – schedule I) 
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking, (hydromorphone – Schedule I) 
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm

And, David HAMILTON, 32 of Brantford, stands charged with the following Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act violations:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking, (fentanyl – schedule I) 
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking, (hydromorphone – Schedule I) 
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm 
  • Possession of Firearm or weapon x6 

Both accused were held for bail.

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