Burlington Drug Trafficking Investigation Leads to Arrest and Charges

By Staff

July 15th, 2022


The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) – 3 District Street Crime Unit has arrested a male in relation to a drug trafficking investigation in Burlington.

The three week investigation began when investigators were proactively patrolling the area of Queensway Drive when they observed the accused conducting a drug transaction. The accused was subsequently observed conducting another drug transaction at another location in Burlington.

On July 13, 2022, the accused was seen conducting another drug transaction in Hamilton. At that time he was placed under arrest, and Criminal Code search warrants were obtained for his residence and vehicle.

As a result of the search warrants, the following was seized (see attached photo):

• 332.2 grams of Fentanyl
• 364 grams of Cocaine
• 69.3 grams of Methamphetamine
• 11.3 grams of MDMA
• Over $30,000 in Canadian currency
• 60 x .40 caliber Smith and Wesson hollow point ammunition
• 1 x 10 capacity Glock magazine
• 2 cell phones
• 3 digital scales

Street value estimated at $100,000

The total street value of the seized drugs is over $100,000.

Jitinderpal Bhamra (20) of Hamilton has been charged with:

• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine (4 counts)
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl (2 counts)
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – MDMA
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
• Careless Storage of Ammunition

Bhamra was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Detective Scott Heyerman of the 3 District Street Crime Unit at 905-825-4777 ext. 2342.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. “See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.


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