Friday, June 5, 2020

Toronto police seize coke, cash, high-end watches in $8 million bust

Four men are in custody and two more on the run after Toronto police dismantled a ‘professional’ level cocaine trafficking operation. (Toronto Sun)

Chilliwack Mounties take down drug gang

Mounties in the Fraser Valley say they have dismantled a major drug operation after a seven-month investigation. Officers found suspected cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, fentanyl, and heroin, loaded handguns and blasting caps after executing search warrants in both Chilliwack and Abbotsford. (The Province)

New York golf pro and his teacher girlfriend are killed in Mexico after gunmen fired 20 bullets into their jeep during intense fighting between drug cartels

A couple who were killed when their Jeep was shot up during a gun battle in Mexico on Monday have been identified as a golf pro from New York state and his teacher girlfriend. (Daily Mail)

B.C. gangs changing tactics as closed borders, COVID-19 deal impact

VANCOUVER - Gangs and organized crime groups in B.C. are changing how they operate and run their illegal business due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, police forces say.(The Province)

4 biker gang members busted in New Brunswick

Police have arrested four men in connection with an ongoing investigation into outlaw motorcycle club activities in New Brunswick. The RCMP say the arrests were made between Feb. 17 and April 9 in Edmundston, Drummond, California Settlement and Moncton.(Global News)

At least 19 die in drug cartel shoot-out in Northern Mexico

CIUDAD JUAREZ — A shootout between suspected drug cartel hitmen has killed 19 people in the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua, the state government said on Saturday, in one of the country’s worst outbreaks of gang violence this year. (Toronto Sun)

Murder the new normal in most Toronto neighbourhoods

Rohan Rose casually dropped the pen onto the courtroom floor. Rohan Rose casually dropped the pen onto the courtroom floor. Then he looked up at murder victim Ephraim Taylor’s sister and made a throat-slashing gesture. (Toronto Sun)

Drug probe deals Hells Angels in S.W. Ontario a blow

A Southwestern Ontario drug-trafficking probe that saw three alleged Hells Angels charged deals a significant blow to the gang’s ability to make money in the region, says a senior London police officer. (London Free Press)

8 charged in Newfoundland Outlaws club bust

An RCMP operation called "Project Barbarian" has led to eight people charged with drug trafficking in Grand Falls-Windsor after a weekend raid. At a news conference Wednesday morning, police said they have laid eight charges of trafficking cocaine related to the bust, which happened at the Outlaws Motorcycle Club clubhouse in Grand Falls-Windsor on Saturday, while about 30 people were inside. (CBC)

Langley murder victim shot in front of his kids in Chuck E Cheese parking lot

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said Thursday that 42-year-old Ravinder Singh Sandhu was found shot inside his vehicle with his two young children in the backseat around 9:30 p.m at the Langley Crossing Shopping Centre at 6339-200 Street. (The Province)

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