Hamilton man facing several charges in relation to downtown drug bust


Hamilton Police are touting the efforts of officers involved in a multi-division investigation that resulted in the seizure of a number of illicit drugs, a bundle of cash and the arrest of an accused drug dealer.

Police say that on Tuesday (August 11), they located an approximate street value of $5,000 worth of crack, cocaine and ecstasy along with an undisclosed amount Canadian currency in the process of executing a search warrant at an apartment at 129 Bold Street.

The man who lived in the apartment was arrested and charged with several drug-related offences and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday (August 12).

Police have charged 33-year-old Neil Toussaint of Hamilton with:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking - cocaine
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking - other drug x 2
  • Proceeds of crime under $5000
  • Fail to comply with recognizance x 2
  • Fail to comply release order - other than to attend court x 2

Police ask that anyone who might have information related to this case to contact Division two, Criminal Investigative Branch, Acting Detective Sergeant Mario Rizzo at (905)546-2918.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com.

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