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Oakville Drug Trafficking Investigation Leads to Arrests and Firearms Seizure

The Halton Regional Police Service – Drug and Human Trafficking Unit has completed a drug trafficking investigation in relation to a residence in Oakville. On April 6, 2022, a search warrant was executed at an address in the area of Litchfield Road and White Oaks Boulevard in Oakville.


Joshua Lindo (27) of Oakville was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking

  • Possess Cannabis for the Purpose of Distributing

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

  • Possession of Oxycontin for the Purpose of Trafficking


Eric Hyman (32) of Oakville was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking

  • Possess Cannabis for the Purpose of Distributing

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

  • Tampering with a Serial Number

  • Careless Storage of Ammunition

  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing It’s Possession is Unauthorized

  • Contravention of Storage Regulations

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Device


Both accused were held in custody pending a bail hearing.


As a result of the search warrant, the following items were seized (see attached photo):

  • 1 Sawed-off shotgun

  • 1 replica handgun

  • Ammunition

  • 1 Taser

  • Approximately 100 grams of cocaine

  • 6.5 kilograms of marihuana

  • Bottle of Oxycodone

  • $35, 000 in Canadian currency

  • Jewelry

  • Various drug trafficking indicia


Several area residents came forward after the execution of the warrant to thank police as they had expressed concerns for their safety due to the activity that had been occurring at the residence.


Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Drug and Human Trafficking Unit at 905-825-4777 ext. 5331.


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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