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$1 MILLION WORTH OF DRUGS SEIZED AND TRAFFICKING CHARGES LAID

Posted on Friday October 08, 2021

 

 

Investigators with the York Regional Police Guns, Gangs and Drug Enforcement Bureau have laid charges and seized a quantity of drugs in an ongoing trafficking investigation.

In July 2021, officers began an investigation after receiving information regarding a suspected drug trafficker.

On Wednesday, September 29, 2021, York Regional Police executed multiple search warrants in several locations, including in York Region, the City of Toronto and the City of St. Thomas.

Officers seized a significant quantity of drugs, with an approximate street value of more than $1 million. The seizure included 6.3 kilograms of MDMA, 1.5 kilograms of ketamine, more than 830 grams of methamphetamine, 620 grams of cocaine, 59 grams of fentanyl, approximately 9,000 MDMA pills, 51 pounds of harvested cannabis, and approximately $350,000 cash.

One of the suspects fled from the scene during one of the search warrants. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.  

WANTED:

  • Zhen Hao SONG, 35 years of Markham

   

CHARGES:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Ketamine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – MDMA
  • Fail to Comply with Recognizance
  • Distribution of Cannabis
  • Possession of Cannabis for the Purpose of Distributing

Two additional suspects have been arrested and charged.

CHARGED:

  • Yang ZHAO, 29,  of Markham

 

CHARGES:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine x3
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine x2
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Ketamine x3
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - MDMA x3
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - LSD x2
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Psilocybin
  • Possession of Cannabis for the Purpose of Distributing
  • Trafficking Methamphetamine
 
  • Jing Katrina XU, 35, of Markham

 

  • Fail to Comply with Recognizance
  • Possession of Cannabis for the Purpose of Distributing
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Ketamine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - MDMA

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police Guns, Gangs and Drug Enforcement Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext 7817 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.

Prepared by: Constable Laura Nicolle

                      21-286142

                      October 8, 2021