TORONTO, Ont. – Police have scooped up over $1-million in drugs and put 22 people behind bars after a series of early morning raids Tuesday.
Tactical officers knocked in doors across Toronto and at locations in Woodbridge, Kitchener and Oshawa.
The arrests and seizures were part of a lengthy police investigation called Project Domo which was designed to deal a crippling blow to the cocaine trade in the GTA. Poilce seized just over 17 kilograms of cocaine along other drugs.
Police executed 45 search warrants, charged 38 people and seized 13 firearms. An arrest warrant is out for one other suspect. Police laid 115 drug and firearm-related charges.
The police also seized four firearms, a machine pistol, a 9mm handgun, a sawed-off shotgun, and a .22-calibre rifle. In addition, seven vehicles were seized as proceeds of crime Police seized a total street value of over $2,244,000 in controlled substances and $236,000 as proceeds of crime, not including the vehicles.
“It has been a very successful yield, over a million dollars worth of drugs seized as well as some high-powered firearms, a Mac-10, a Mac-11 have been seized,” Cst. Wendy Drummond told 680News.
The raids are related to the arrests of seven people in a raid on the Vagabonds biker clubhouse near Woodbine and Gerrard back in May.
The following addresses were searched and accused charged in relation to that address:
- Rean Drive; Daniel Chen, 36, of Toronto,
- Basildon Crescent; Bruce Turner, 42, of Toronto
- Dixington Crescent;
- Village Greenway; Mike Chow, 27, of Toronto, Cin-Sa Le, 25, of Toronto, Andrew Chan, 27, of Richmond Hill
- Kennedy Road; Daniel Chen, 36, of Toronto
- Greyabbey Trail; Mike Dove, 41, of Toronto
- Brinloor Boulevard; Vincent Hsu, 41, of Toronto
- Shaughnessy Boulevard; Gerald Pinch, 36, of Toronto
- Cosburn Avenue; Mikolaj Marczak, 34, of Toronto
- Warden Avenue; Van Hao Nhieu, 35, of Toronto
- Flora Drive; Daniel Chen, 36, of Toronto
- Concord Place; Gary Colin, 53, of Toronto
- Kennedy Road; David Wright, 36, of Toronto
- Park Crescent in Richmond Hill; John Consentino, 30, of Richmond Hill
- Jackes Avenue; John Consentino, 30, of Richmond Hill
- Bridleridge Street in Kithchner; Christian Perry, 25, of Kithchner
- Woodbine Avenue;
- Town Centre; Zhen Yu, 25, of Toronto
- Markham Street; Michael Medeiros, 35, of Toronto
- Glenwatford Drive; Ya Feng, 28, of Toronto
- Ellesmere Road; Gerald Pinch, 36, of Toronto
- Simcoe Street South in Oshawa; Daniel Chen, 36, of Toronto
- Cityview Drive; Stacey Northrup, 34, of Toronto
- Larwood Boulevard; Gregory Brnjosevic, 43, of Toronto
- Carlaw Avenue; John Selby, 41, of Toronto
- Downie Circle, Aurora; Jeanine Chang, 29, of Aurora
They appeared in court on Tuesday and 22 were put in jail.