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Burlington Drug Investigation Leads to Two Arrests

January 19, 2022 The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) 3 District Street Crime Unit has completed a month-long drug trafficking investigation in Burlington, culminating in the arrest of two suspects. On January 14, 2022, David Gulak (23) of Burlington was arrested in the City of Brantford by HRPS officers. He was charged with the following offences:

  • Trafficking (3 counts)

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (7 counts)

  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose (3 counts)

A subsequent Criminal Code search warrant was executed at a residence in Burlington which led the following items being seized:

  • 7.5 grams of Fentanyl

  • 1 gram of Cocaine

  • 7 Vyvanse Pills

  • 450 ml of Codeine

  • 17 Hydromorphone Pills

  • 11 Buprenorphine

  • 28.7 grams of cutting agent

  • 1 digital scale

  • $530.00 cash

  • 3 knives

Gulak was released on an Undertaking. On January 19, 2022, HRPS officers arrested the second suspect identified through the course of the investigation. Brady Paterson (24) of Burlington has been charged with the following offences:

  • Careless Storage of Ammunition

  • Possession of a Prohibited Device

  • Possession of a Prohibited Device Knowing Its Possession is Unauthorized

  • Breach of Firearms Prohibition

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance

Paterson was released on an Undertaking. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Det. Scott Heyerman of the 3 District Street Crime Unit at 905-825-4777 ext. 2342. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.




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