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Meth Bust – VAUGHAN, HAMILTON & ELLIS

(BRANT TWP, ON) – On March 30, 2022, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), West Region OPP Tactical Rescue Unit (TRU), West Region OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) members, executed a search warrant at a property along Side road 15 north in Brant Township. 

As a result of the execution of the search warrants, police seized a quantity of controlled substances with an estimated value of $10,744.00. Police also seized offence related property with an estimated value of $16,550.

The investigation has resulted in charges against three people.

Michael VAUGHAN, 52 years of age from Brockton has been charged with:

  • Possession of Cocaine for the Purposes of Trafficking
  • Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Ecstasy
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm

The accused will be appearing before the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton to answer to the charges.

Joshua HAMILTON, 25 years of age from Brockton has been charged with:

  • Possession of Cocaine for the Purposes of Trafficking
  • Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Ecstasy
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm

The accused will be appearing before the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton to answer to the charges.

Christopher ELLIS, 39 years of age from Brockton has been charged with: 

  • Possession of Cocaine for the Purposes of Trafficking
  • Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Ecstasy
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000

The accused will be appearing before the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton to answer to the charges.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.