Saturday, January 23, 2016

Police Raids on GTA HA clubhouses yield Drugs

TORONTO — Police have charged eight suspects and seized more than $30,000 in drugs and $10,000 in cash after raids on a Hells Angels motorcycle club in Toronto and a residence in Oshawa. Durham Regional Police began an investigation in early January, after they allegedly observed a drug deal at a townhouse complex in Oshawa. Two people were arrested nearby and fentanyl and cocaine were seized.

Search warrants were then executed at the townhouse and at the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club East Toronto Chapter on St. Clair Avenue East.
In total, police said they seized $30,950 in drugs and $10,590 in cash and eight suspects face charges.
•Steven Gignac, 39, of Oshawa - eight drug-related offences including trafficking cocaine, possession for the purpose of trafficking and two counts of possession of the proceeds of crime over $5,000.
•Kimberly Gignac, 42, Liam Gignac, 19, and Kevin Mason, 30, of Oshawa - five drug-related offences including possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of proceeds of crime over $5,000.
•Robert Prested, 63, of Toronto, and Steven Swanson, 35, of Pickering - possession of a Schedule 1 substance.
•Andrew Robinson, 39, of Clarington, Ont. - possession for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine) and possession for the purpose of trafficking (fentanyl).
•Jenny Barns, 28, of Clarington, possession of cocaine and possession for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine).
http://globalnews.ca/news/2471770/raids-at-hells-angels-hq-in-toronto-and-oshawa-townhouse-net-30k-in-drugs-8-charged/