September 14, 2018 1:37 pm
Updated: September 14, 2018 1:49 pm

Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested in Orangeville

According to Orangeville police, on Thursday afternoon, 36-year-old Edward Bind from Grand Prairie, Alberta was arrested at a business on Green Street in Orangeville.

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A 36-year-old Alberta man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant has been arrested in Orangeville, police say.

According to Orangeville police, on Thursday afternoon, 36-year-old Edward Bind from Grande Prairie, Alberta was arrested without incident at a business on Green Street in Orangeville.

A Canada-wide arrest warrant was issued for Bind in late August.

Police say the arrest was a joint effort between officers from the Orangeville police service and officers from the Alberta law enforcement team.

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According to police, Bind is facing criminal charges including conspiracy to traffic cocaine and participation of activities in a criminal organization.

Police say Bind is one of 11 people arrested in connection with a year-long investigation into a cocaine distribution network linked to various organized crime entities.

According to police, Bind was transported to the Orangeville police service and is scheduled to be returned to Edmonton on Friday.

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