In the spring of 2017 members of the Niagara Regional Police Welland Street Crime Unit say they started an investigation into the alleged sale and distribution of cocaine in the Niagara Region by Salvatore “Sammy” Lamacchia.
Throughout the investigation, behaviour seen was consistent with drug trafficking. As a result, Salvatore Lamacchia was arrested on June 12th, 2017 after participating in a suspected drug transaction. Incident to arrest, Salvatore Lamacchia was found to be in possession of over a kilogram of suspected cocaine with a potential street value of over $100,000.
Salvatore Lamacchia, a 37 year old Welland resident is charges with:
1) Possession of a Schedule I Substance (cocaine) for the Purpose of Trafficking 5(2) CDSA
2) Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 355(b)
3) Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 355(a)
4) Produce a Schedule II Substance (marihuana) 7(1) CDSA
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