Four people have been charged with drug-related offences after a large grow-op bust in a residence on Hawthorne Lane.

Jason Ball, 25, Charles Zammitti, 27, Adam Stelmaszynki, 26, and Rudis Portillo have all been charged with possession and trafficking of a controlled substance.

The charged were found to be in possession of approximately $200,000 in drugs and money after the Brantford Police Street Crime Unit had executed a search warrant on the residence.

All four were held for a bail hearing in Brantford.

Anyone possessing information about drug-related activity in the City of Brantford should notify the Brantford Police Service Street Crime Unit.

Call the Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477.

Photo courtesy of Brantford Expositor.

Photo courtesy of Brantford Expositor.

About The Author

Nathanael Lewis is the Brantford Manager of Operations [BMO], based out of the WLUSP Brantford office. Before becoming the BMO, Nathanael was a volunteer with The Sputnik and eventually became the News Editor. He is currently in the Honours Journalism program at Laurier Brantford, looking to graduate in 2016. Nathanael enjoys spending time with his fiance and biking along the Grand River trails.

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