August 3, 2018 2:47 pm

2 men face a total of 40 drug, gun charges after Toronto cocaine bust, police say

A Toronto Police Service cruiser.

Nick Westoll / File / Global News

TORONTO – Police say two men are facing a total of 40 drug and firearms charges following an investigation in Toronto.

Toronto police allege the men were trafficking powder cocaine while armed with a semi-automatic rifle.

They say two Toronto men, aged 19 and 22, were arrested and charged on Thursday.

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Each man faces 20 counts, including cocaine and marijuana trafficking, unauthorized possession of a firearm and careless storage of firearm.

Both men were scheduled to appear in court on Friday.

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