Toronto Police have seized 68 kg of cocaine following a major bust in the city.
According to police, Project Sparta was an intense investigation into the distribution of cocaine within the city of Toronto that involved a “large sophisticated network.”
And on Wednesday, January 9, investigators arrested and charged three men.
Hung Nguyen, 34, of Toronto, is charged with Possession for the Purpose-Cocaine and Proceeds of Crime.
Twenty-year-old Toronto resident Adrian Narayan is charged with Two counts of Possession for the Purpose – Cocaine, Proceeds of Crime, Possession for the Purpose – Meth, and Possession for the Purpose – MDMA.
As well, 20-year-old Nicholas Droege, of Toronto, is charged with Possession for the Purpose – Cocaine, and Proceeds of Crime.
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Police say that six search warrants were executed, including three vehicles and three homes in the:
– Bathurst Street and Follis Avenue area
– Adelaide Street West and Simcoe Street area
– Bay Street and Grosvenor Street area
It is further alleged that the following was seized:
– 68 kg of Cocaine
– 5 kg MDMA
– 7 kg of Ketamine
– 1 kg of Methamphetamine
– $343,759 in Canadian currency
– 120 pounds of shrink-wrapped marihuana, found inside a vehicle
– Cocaine press and a money counter