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TIMMINS POLICE ENGAGE IN JOINT FORCES PROJECT – LEADS TO ARRESTS

The Timmins Police Service – Drug Enforcement Section is in the midst of completing their investigation into alleged drug trafficking activity involving a Hamilton man.

Their investigation is ongoing but has led to the arrest of one suspect and the seizure of approximately $37,000 in suspected heroin, a quantity of suspected cocaine, a .25 caliber handgun, $3000 in cash, and other drug trafficking paraphernalia.

The male suspect was taken into custody during the early morning hours of September 13th by investigators with the Timmins Police Service – Drug Enforcement Section.

Malcom DAVIS, 19, of Hamilton, Ontario, has been arrested and charged with:

  • Two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking contrary to the Controlled Drug and Substances Act
  • Two counts of Possession of a Weapon – Contrary to Prohibition Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Two counts of Careless Storage of a Firearm contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime – under $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Knowledge of a Prohibited Weapon contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited Weapon contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Possession of a Weapon with a tampered Serial Number contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Fail to Comply with Sentence Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused remains in custody with a court appearance slated for October 5th at 2:00 p.m. by video remand.at Provincial Court in Timmins.  .

This arrest marks the culmination of a joint forces project with the Hamilton Police.

In order to allow for investigative measures to be undertaken by the Hamilton Police Service, the release of information being made public was delayed for this purpose.