Friday, April 27, 2012
Montreal drug raid linked to Mafia ring
Police in Quebec raided places in Montreal, Laval, and also Longueuil in a drug bust on Thursday. The anti-gang squad raids claimed to have struck a cocaine ring linked to the Mafia. Eleven arrests were made.
The raids on 18 different locations yielded drugs, money, and a number of weapons. The investigation into the ring had begun last fall.
Charges of drug trafficking, conspiracy, and weapons offenses are expected to be laid today against those arrested. For more see this CBC article.