Oakville man charged with 9 others as police execute “Project Skyway”

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Oakville man charged with 9 others as police execute “Project Skyway”
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On Friday, June 17th 2016, the Halton Regional Police Service Drug Unit concluded a six month drug investigation into a drug trafficking network. Early Friday morning, eleven Controlled Drug and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrants were executed in the Halton and Hamilton area with the assistance of Hamilton, Waterloo and Niagara police services.

As a result, HRPS investigators have arrested 10 people for various drug and weapons offences.

The seizures included:

  1. 8 kg of cocaine
  2. 63 kg of dry marihuana
  3. a cannabis resin (shatter) lab
  4. 1.5 kg cannabis resin (shatter)
  5. 1.5 kg of psilocybin
  6. $106 000.00 Canadian currency
  7. 9-mm loaded handgun
  8. 16 Percocet tablets
  9. 2 ballistic vests
  10. 1 replica handgun

Estimated street value of seized drugs: $1,465,000.00
Estimated wholesale value of seized drugs: $680,000.00

Charged are:

Anh Tuan NGUYEN (32yrs) of Oakville -Charges: Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Knowledge Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Adult Possession Prohibited Device, Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Device, Unsafe Storage, Possession of a Loaded Firearm

Thanh Van NGUYEN (28yrs) of Hamilton -Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking x 4, Possession of Controlled Substance x 2

Van Lo NGUYEN (34yrs) of Hannon -Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking

Van Dung LE (27yrs) of Hamilton -Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking x 3

Van Hai HOANG (28yrs) of Hamilton -Charges: Possession for the purpose x 5, Possession x 2

Cuong HOANG (31yrs) of Hamilton -Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking x 2, Possession of Controlled Substance

Kim Phuon NGUYEN (28yrs) of Toronto- Charges: Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Knowledge Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Adult Possession Prohibited Device, Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Device, Unsafe Storage, Possession of a Loaded Firearm

Trevor STAFFORD (34yrs) of Hamilton – Charges: Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x2, Produce a Controlled Substance

Michael GREENAWAY (35yrs) of Hamilton-Charges: Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x2, Produce a Controlled Substance

Van Vuong LE (53yrs) of Hamilton-Charges: Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Produce a Controlled Substance

The Halton Regional Police Service believes they have disrupted a significant drug trafficking network in the Halton – Hamilton corridor. Anyone with knowledge related to this or other drug / weapons crime is asked to call the Halton Police Drug Unit at 905-878-5511 OR Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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