Project Boomerang busts result in 11 drug trafficking arrests

. Halton Police

Numerous arrests have been made in a joint forces project targeting an organized drug trafficking ring in the GTA called Project Boomerang.

It resulted in the execution of search warrants at seven different addresses across southern Ontario last week, leading to the arrests of 11 people, who are facing almost 30 charges.

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In April 2018, the Halton Regional Police Service, Peel Regional Police and the RCMP commenced a joint forces investigation into an organized drug trafficking ring operating in the Greater Toronto Area.

The project received substantial support from the Canada Border Services Agency.

A significant amount of evidence was seized during Project Boomerang, including: a .357 Magnum revolver (loaded with ammunition), $600,000 in cash, one kilogram of cocaine, approximately 43 kilograms of marijuana, one gram of MDMA, two bars of silver and a 2018 Toyota Camry.

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The accused range in age from 24 to 48 years old and include residents of Brampton, Woodbridge, Markham, Oro-Medonte, Toronto, Beamsville, Cookstown and Vancouver.

Police say this investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be laid.