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BPS TIGER Unit arrest 33-year-old man, seize weapons and over $20,000 in illegal drugs

Jun 13, 2022

22-22582

On Thursday June 9, 2022, members of the Brantford Police Service Tactical Intelligence Generated Enforcement and Response Unit (T.I.G.E.R.) completed a firearms investigation. 

As a result of the investigation, a search warrant had been obtained and executed at an address on Lynwood Drive. The warrant was executed with the assistance of the Brantford Police Service Emergency Response Team. 

As a result of the search, officers seized the following:
  • .45 calibre handgun with magazine
  • Handgun ammunition
  • Remington 783 Rifle
  • Spotting scope 
  • Conducted Energy Weapon
  • Canadian currency
  • Digital scale
  • 6 edged weapons
  • Approximately 40.75 grams of suspected Fentanyl with an estimated street value of $16,300
  • Approximately 46.52 grams of suspected Cocaine with an estimated street value of $ 4,652
 Image of evidence 

As a result of the investigation, Andrew Grant MCLEOD, 33, of Winnipeg, stands charged with the following:
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x 2, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm x 2, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Unauthorized Possession of Weapon, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Careless storage of a firearm x 2, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose x 3, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of firearm x 2, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possess loaded firearm, contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Possess prohibited/restricted weapon no licence, contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Failure to comply with judicial release order, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Tampering with serial number of firearm, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of stolen goods under $5000, contrary to the Criminal Code
 
The accused was held for bail.

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