Hamilton Police say a Grimsby man with ties to the Hamilton area was arrested Thursday (August 27) after an in-depth drug investigation.
In a press release issued Friday, Hamilton Police said their Gang and Weapons Enforcement Unit has continued to investigate drug activity in the community.
With the information gathered involving the criminal actions of a Grimsby man in the Hamilton area, an application was submitted to the court system, requesting a search warrant for properties related to the individual.
On Thursday, August 27, 2020, police were granted a search warrant for a residential Grimsby address located in the area of North Service Road and Winston Road and a vehicle belonging to the suspect.
With the assistance from members of the Emergency Response Unit, 21-year-old Everton Frost, from Grimsby, was arrested outside his residence in his vehicle. He was searched and found to be in possession of cocaine, Percocet pills and an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police also located inside his vehicle a loaded Glock handgun. The vehicle, a 2103 Mercedes Benz, two-door sedan was also seized.
Officers then entered his residence where they located illicit drugs, drug paraphernalia and a prohibited weapon.
Frost was taken into police custody and his matter addressed at the John Sopinka Courthouse on Friday. He continues to face charges related to the possession of firearms and drugs and the violation of court orders.
Police seized the following from Frost’s home and car:
- Cocaine valued at $ 4800
- Unknown pills
- Percocet pills valued at $200
- Undisclosed amount of Canadian currency
- Conductive Energy Weapon
- Two Digital scales
- Drug Paraphernalia
- Two Cocaine press units
- 2013 Mercedes Benz two-door
Frost is facing the following charges:
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking-Cocaine
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking-Oxycodone
- Proceeds of Crime Under $5000
- Several Firearm-related offences
- Possession of a Prohibited Weapon (Conducted Energy Weapon)
- Possession contrary to prohibition order x 4
Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Jason Cattle by calling 905-546-3887.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com.