Regional police work with Border Services nab imported heroin - two charged held for a bail hearing.

Crime 100By Staff

November 3rd, 2015


The Halton Regional Police partnered with the Canadian Border Services and intercepted a shipment of heroin they believe was headed for the streets of Halton.

On November 2, 2015, the Halton Regional Police Drug, Gun & Gang Unit concluded an investigation related to the importation of heroin into Canada, more specifically, into Halton.

Heroin Uganda Nov 3-15

Heroin seized by the Regional police at a post box service outlet in the Region – check the weight.

In October 2015, the Canada Border Services Agency intercepted a package into the country containing heroin which originated from Uganda. The package was destined for a private mailbox at a retail shipping store in the Town of Oakville. The Canada Border Services Agency notified the Halton Police who began monitoring the package.

On November 2, 2015, two Brampton men, Jordan JONES and Rogan THOMAS, attended the Oakville retail shipping store and retrieved the package. Both men were arrested and a search warrant was executed at Jordan JONES’ residence resulting in the seizure of electronic devices.

Rohan THOMAS, 19 years from Brampton has been charged with:

Importing heroin
Trafficking heroin
Uttering a forged document
Use a counterfeit mark

Jordan JONES, 27 years from Brampton has been charged with:

Importing heroin
Possession for the purpose of trafficking heroin

Both men were held in custody pending a bail hearing schedule for November 3, 2015, at the Milton courthouse.
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Drug, Gun and Gang Unit at 905 825-4747 ext 8732 or anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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