Loaded firearms, drugs and cash seized in Hamilton bust


Published October 25, 2023 at 7:55 am

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Two people face charges after police seized firearms, drugs and cash from a Hamilton home.

Officers searched a home in Hamilton and uncovered a cache of illegal items, including loaded firearms, ammunition, illicit drugs and a substantial amount of currency, Hamilton Police said in a press release today (Oct. 25).

Police seized three loaded firearms, two over-capacity magazines, assorted ammunition, a significant sum of Canadian currency, almost 100 oxycodone pills, and almost 375 grams of suspected cocaine.

The estimated street value of the seized illicit drugs is believed to exceed $30,000.

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Cameron Cole MacDonald, 22, and Alyssa Kett-Vanclief, 23, both residents of Hamilton,  face a range of charges.

The two have jointly been charged with two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking a controlled substance, two counts of possession of a loaded restricted firearm, possession of a loaded prohibited firearm, three counts of knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm, two counts of knowledge of unauthorized possession of a prohibited device, and proceeds of crime over $5,000.

Additionally, MacDonald faces charges of proceeds of crime under $5,000 and 12 counts of possession contrary to order.

The investigation is ongoing, and further details will be provided as they become available.

Anyone with information that could assist police with the investigation should contact Detective Sergeant Greg Slack at 905-546-3887.

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

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