Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Police Arrest 32 in Drug Bust Targeting Eastern Quebec, New Brunswick Network

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Police Arrest 32 in Drug Bust Targeting Eastern Quebec, New Brunswick Network

Article excerpt

32 arrested in Quebec-New Brunswick bust

--

Quebec provincial police say they've arrested 32 people allegedly linked to a drug trafficking ring in eastern Quebec and New Brunswick.

The arrests carried out Thursday are in connection with drug distribution networks controlled by the Hells Angels.

Among those arrested were Eric Blanchette, who police say is a prospect member of the Hells Angels chapter in New Brunswick, and his brother Yanick.

The organization, known as the "Eastern Network," controlled drug distribution in the Lower St-Lawrence, Gaspe and Iles-de-la-Madeleine.

Police say 48 seizures took place last month in advance of Thursday's operation.

The arrests took place in more than 30 towns in Quebec and New Brunswick. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.