Brampton Residents Charged in Drug Trafficking Investigation

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A number of Brampton residents have been charged in connection with a drug trafficking investigation.

According to York Regional Police, in September 2018 investigators with their Organized Crime Bureau - Guns, Gangs, & Drug Enforcement Unit, began an investigation into a suspect believed to be trafficking cocaine and heroin in York Region.

On December 19, undercover officers arrested two of the suspects during a drug transaction in Brampton.

A vehicle used by the suspects was searched and officers located a quantity of cocaine and heroin.

On December 20, a search warrant was executed at a residence in Brampton and officers located a third suspect as well as a loaded handgun, approximately 200 unknown pills, scales and packaging materials. 


20 year old Kwayne Barker and 24 year old Mark Duncan, both from Brampton, were charged with the following:

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of Restricted Firearm With Ammunition
  • Possession of Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Careless Storage of a Firearm
  • Trafficking Cocaine
  • Possession of Proceeds of Crime x 4
  • Possession of Heroin for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking

A third Brampton man, 24 year old Tyrell Jones, faces charges of:

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of Restricted Firearm With Ammunition
  • Possession of Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Careless Storage of a Firearm  

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police Organized Crime Bureau- Guns, Gangs, & Drug Enforcement Unit, at 1-866-876-5423, ext.7441.

You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.

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