According to a SPVM press release, the West Island was very much included in a raid that was carried out last week. The apprehended suspects all appeared at the Montreal courthouse last Friday. Vincent Roy, Mohamed Ali Hraoui, Alexandre Grigoras, Bradley Provencher, and Ajay Ambreya Singh – all between the ages of 23 and 25 – face multiple charges, including drug possession and trafficking and possession of firearms. fire. The SPVM also arrested five other people, three women and two men, who allegedly played a secondary role within the network, according to a press release.
Searches were carried out in several cities and boroughs on the West Island of Montreal, including Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Sainte-Geneviève, Pierrefonds and
Dollard des Ormeaux. Others also took place in downtown Montreal and Quebec City.
A total of four firearms were seized. Other types of weapons, more than $200,000 of various narcotics, such as cocaine, crack, Xanax, Dilaudid, isotonitazene, Viagra, speed, hashish, cannabis and mushrooms hallucinogens were also confiscated. The entire confiscation was worth $200,000. In addition, the investigation resulted in the seizure of $100,000 in cash.
The SPVM acted in collaboration with the Quebec City Police Service and benefited from the support of the National Organized Crime Squad (ENRCO), according to the press release.
Anyone with information about such criminal activities can contact 911, their neighborhood station, Info-Crime Montréal (514 393-1133) or via the reporting form available on the infocrimemontreal.ca website.