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Arrest made in Drug investigation,
Kennedy Road and Highway 401,
Man and Woman facing 14 charges each



Broadcast time: 07:15
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

55 Division
416-808-5500

Case #: 2019-760966


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest made in a drug investigation.

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, police executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant, in the area of Kennedy Road and Highway 401.

It is alleged that:

- Police located a quantity of cocaine, fentanyl and a loaded handgun

Alton Smith, 24, and Stacey Ballantyne, 41, of Toronto, were arrested and each have been charged with:

1. four counts of Unlawfully Possess Schedule I Substance
2. four counts of Possess Schedule 1 Substance For Purpose Trafficking
3. Possess Proceeds Of Property Or Thing Obtained By Crime Exceeding $5000
4. Possess Restricted Or Prohibited Firearm Without Holding a Licence and Registration Certificate
5. Use/Handle/Store Firearm, Carelessly
5. Possess Firearm other than Restricted or Prohibited Firearm knowingly not holding a licence
6. Possess Loaded Regulated Firearm
7. Possess Firearm with Altered Serial Number

Alton Smith, 24, is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at College Park Courts, at 9:30 a.m., in room 507.

Stacey Ballantyne, 41, is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, June 3, 2019, at College Park Courts, at 9:30 a.m., in room 505.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Katrina Arrogante, Corporate Communications, for Detective Bradley Relph, 55 Division




Arrest made in Drug investigation,
Kennedy Road and Highway 401,
Man and Woman facing 14 charges each



Handgun allegedly seized in Drug investigation
Above: Handgun allegedly seized in Drug investigation