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Three Face Multiple Firearms and Drug Related Charges after Search Warrant Executed at Motel

Jan 5, 2022

Inc. # 22-440

Three people from Brantford face multiple firearms and drug related charges after the Brantford Police Service executed a search warrant at a Colborne Street motel. 

On Tuesday, January 4, 2022, members of the Brantford Police Service Street Crime Unit and the Criminal Intelligence Unit entered into a drug trafficking investigation. 

As a result of the investigation, with the assistance of the Emergency Response Team and uniform patrol officers,
a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant was obtained and executed at a motel located on Colborne Street. 

Officers seized the following:
  • a loaded, single-shot shotgun with ammunition
  • approx. 2 grams of suspected fentanyl, with an estimated street value of $800 
  • Canadian currency and other offence related property.  
          Evidence Photo                              

As a result of this investigation, Joel Richard CLELLAND, 30; Kyle Dalton GRUMMETT, 26; and Jennifer Ann Raisa MYCHAILENKO, 33, from Brantford, each stand charged with the following:
  • Careless storage of a firearm, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Careless storage of ammunition, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm, contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized, contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Possession restricted firearm with ammunition, contrary to the Criminal Code, and 
  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose, contrary to the Criminal Code

Additionally, Joel Richard CLELLAND, 30, is charged with:
  • Possession of a controlled substance, fentanyl, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. 

The accused have been held for bail.

Anyone with information on any other drug-related activities is asked to contact the Street Crime Unit of the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 ext. 2286. Anonymous information can be provided to Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at: 

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