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Drugs - Drug Investigation Leads to Charges

Posted on Wednesday February 20, 2019
In February of 2019, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service - 1 District Street Crime Unit commenced an investigation relating to the trafficking of Fentanyl within the city of St. Catharines. The two targets of the investigation were both wanted by the NRPS on outstanding arrest warrants.

Just before 7:30 pm on Tuesday February 19, Street Crime Unit detectives spotted 25 year old Brandon Mahon and 30 year old Ashley MacMillan in central St. Catharines. Both parties were arrested due to the outstanding arrest warrants. At the time of their arrests, the pair was found to be in possession of Fentanyl that was individually packaged for sale with a total estimated street value of approximately $700.

Brandon Mahon has ties to the Niagara Region, Hamilton and the Greater Toronto Area while Ashley MacMillan has ties to St. Catharines. In addition to the charges the pair was already facing, they both now face an additional charge of having Possession of a Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking.

Both Mahon and MacMillan were held in custody and will appear in Bail Court in St. Catharines on February 20. 

Incident Number: 2019-15327
Submitted By: Jamie Munro
Approved By: Jamie Munro

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