2 people charged after stolen auto investigation leads to $1.5M cocaine seizure in Hamilton

Two Hamiltonians are facing multiple charges following a residential drug seizure on the Mountain.

Police say an investigation tied to a stolen Lincoln SUV lead to the bust after a search warrant was executed at a home on Rymal Road East and Upper Sherman Avenue Thursday.

About 13.2 kg of cocaine, valued at approximately $1.5 million, and the SUV were seized in the action.

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Three replica firearms and multiple fraudulent vehicle plates were also confiscated.

The accused are a 36-year-old Hamilton woman and a 22-year-old from the city.

Each are facing nine charges including possession of stolen property over $5,000, possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and offences related to counterfeiting.

Anyone with information about the case can reached out to Crime Stoppers or Hamilton Police.

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