December 3, 2020
*Cover image from Project Dos
TORONTO – Toronto Police have recently made “two significant drug seizures” and the value of the drugs is over $1,000,000. Today at 1 p.m., Acting Staff Superintendent Peter Code, Superintendent Steve Watts, Inspector Tyrone Hilton and Inspector Susan Gomes will speak to the media and release further details.
Police are asking members of the media to request a meeting in advance, and further stated “a meeting invitation must be requested for every news conference.”
The meeting will open at 12:40 p.m. Logins will close at 12:55 p.m.
Recent bust in Barrie
In November, Police in York Region charged 23 people, and seized more than 77 grams of Fentanyl after raids in Georgina.
The York Regional Police Crime Investigations Bureau launched Project Homecoming between Oct. 1 and Nov. 4 after the community voiced its concerns following 14 overdose calls and two deaths in the town.Kim Phillips, Web Article
Police stated they believe both deaths were connected to the powerful drug.
“Fentanyl is 100 times more potent than morphine. Two milligrams of pure Fentanyl is enough to kill the average adult.”York Regional Police, Press Statement
Toronto Police have not yet stated what drugs were seized in the raid.