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Raid in Rigaud
Sûreté du Québec spokesperson Agent Valérie Beauchamp reports on November 4, police officers and investigators from the MRC Vaudreuil-Soulanges West carried out an arrest and a search in the area of rue Agnès in Rigaud. The operation was conducted as part of the drug control project at the MRC Vaudreuil-Soulanges West post.
A 23-year-old man from Rigaud has been arrested in connection with drug trafficking. He was released on a promise to appear and could face drug trafficking charges.
The search led to the seizure of:
• More than 500 grams of cannabis
• Over 130 cannabis seeds
• More than 100 grams of cannabis resin
• More than 50 methamphetamine tablets
• An electric pulse weapon (taser)
• Material related to drug trafficking
Arrests and searches in relation to narcotic trafficking
On October 14, the police and investigators from the MRC Beauharnois-Salaberry carried out a search and arrest in connection with drug trafficking on Penon Street in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. Éric Doucet, 37 years old from Salaberry-de-Valleyfield was arrested and appeared in court October 21. He faces charges of drug trafficking and breach of conditions. A woman was also seen on the day of the search. Following an investigation which began a few months ago, a search was carried out and it enabled the seizure of:
• More than 270 grams of cocaine
• Over 4,250 methamphetamine tablets
• Over 370 grams of cannabis
• Over $1900 in Canadian money
• 1 cell phone
• 2 electronic scales
• Documents related to drug trafficking
On October 14, officers and investigators from the MRC Beauharnois-Salaberry carried out a search and two arrests relating to drug trafficking on Buntin Street in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. Two people were arrested and released on summons. They could face drug trafficking charges. A woman was also interviewed. A search was carried out and it enabled the seizure of:
• About 9 grams of cocaine
• 2 cell phones
• $80 in Canadian money
• More than 170 contraband cigarettes
• A vehicle seized for infringement
• Equipment related to drug trafficking
The Sûreté du Québec dog handler also participated in this operations.
Remember that any suspicious event or criminal act can be communicated, confidentially, to the Criminal Information Center of the Sûreté du Québec 1 800 659-4264.