Must be more police on the drug beat – several arrests the past couple of weeks. Hamilton man faces several charges.

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON September 20, 2011 Halton Regional Police Drug and Morality Unit have been working a drug trafficking case since last July and bagged their man yesterday.

Worked as an undercover operation the investigation into the trafficking of crack cocaine in the City of Burlington began with the purchase of 1.75 grams of crack cocaine.

On September 16th another transaction was arranged by the undercover officer. It was also completed in Burlington. After the purchase had been made the accused was arrested for these offences. A search of the accused and the vehicle he was driving resulted in the seizure of $760.00 dollars in currency, a digital scale, 4 cellular telephones, and approximately 14 grams of crack cocaine.

The street value of the drugs seized was $1100.00 Germaine Nicholson, 20 of Hamilton, was held pending a bail hearing. He was charged with two counts of trafficking in cocaine, one count of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and a third charge of possession of proceeds obtained by Crime. They really want this guy.

Investigators remind the public to utilize Crime Stoppers to report on any illegal drug, gang, or gun activity at 1 800 222 TIPS(8477).






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