UPDATE: DRPS, RCMP investigation results in 21 arrests, $2.3 million worth of drugs and cash seized

The DRPS has issued an update on a joint investigation it undertook with the RCMP regarding drug trafficking in the GTA.

“Now that all evidence has been assembled and counted, the final results of Project Vickery include 26 search warrants executed, 21 persons arrested, 150 charges, $1.65 million in drugs, about $706,000 in cash, four handguns, 52 rounds of ammunition and eight vehicles,” reads a media release issued Friday (Jan. 18).

“The drugs seized included cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, fentanyl, ecstasy, morphine and marijuana. Officers also seized a hydraulic pill press and a prohibited electric baton. The total value of property seized as Proceeds of Crime exceeds $300,000.”

The majority of those arrested hail from Toronto and elsewhere in the GTA. Only one Durham resident was charged. A complete list is available on the Durham police website.

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