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Cannabis Act Investigation Has Led to Arrest and Charges in Burlington

The Halton Regional Police Service has concluded a week long Cannabis Act investigation in the City of Burlington. Investigation by the 3 District - Street Crime Unit has led to charges against the following individual:

  • Rakeem AMOAH (18 years old from Burlington)

  • Unauthorized Possession of Prohibited Device

  • Possession of a Prohibited Device

  • Possession for the Purpose of Selling (3 Counts)

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance (Oxycodone)

  • Sell Cannabis

On September 24th 2020, Investigators from the Street Crime Unit and Criminal Investigations Bureau executed a search warrant at a residence in the City of Burlington. As a result; the following items were seized:

  • 81 grams of Cannabis

  • 71 x 500mg of Edible Gummies

  • 1 Oxycodone Tablet

  • 2 High Capacity Extended Handgun Magazines

  • Various Ammunition

  • 3 Digital Scales

  • 2 Cellular Telephones

  • $14,410 Canadian Currency

  • $10,147 American Currency

  • $2,235 worth of Cannabis and Cannabis Edibles were seized as a result of the search warrant. (Photo attached).

AMOAH was held for a Bail Hearing on September 25th, 2020. Anyone with information in regards to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Scott Heyerman of the 3 District Street Crime Unit at 905-825-4747 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 Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. ​


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