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Eight folks arrested throughout Laval police crackdown on weapons and medicines


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A large police operation on Thursday in Laval and the decrease Laurentians and involving 150 officers resulted in eight arrests and the seizure of firearms and medicines, Laval police introduced on Friday.

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The suspects, seven males between the ages of 26 and 77 and a 71-year-old girl, have been launched pending their court docket appearances to face expenses of drug trafficking and unlawful firearms possession.

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Search warrants have been executed on 9 residences and 6 autos. Police seized an unspecified amount of firearms and ammunition in addition to cocaine, hashish, cannabis and methamphetamine.

Laval police have been assisted within the operation by officers from the RCMP, the Sûreté du Québec and the police forces of Montreal, Longueuil, Deux-Montagnes and St-Jérôme.

Thursday’s raids have been the results of an investigation launched in August aimed toward decreasing gun violence within the metropolis. They have been carried out lower than two weeks after a capturing incident police mentioned was associated to gang violence that pressured the lockdown of Collège Montmorency.

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