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Project Warrior: Peel Police Seize $12 Million Worth Of Drugs

In 2021, investigators from the Peel Regional Police Specialized Enforcement Bureau commenced an investigation into an organized group of individuals trafficking large amounts of illegal and controlled drugs. The identified group has strong ties to the Mississauga and Brampton areas. 

Through the Proceed of Crime Front Line Policing Grant, Gang Related Intervention Team funding provided by the Ministry of the Solicitor General of Ontario and the Criminal Intelligence Service Ontario, it supported Peel Regional Police’s investigation, which was aimed at investigating the various members of the group and their involvement in drug trafficking throughout the Region of Peel and the GTA.  

This investigation was a coordinated effort involving not only Peel Regional Police but also our colleagues at York Regional Police, Toronto Police Service, Homeland Security Investigations, Canada Border Services Agency and the Public Prosecution Service of Canada.   

Investigators identified several active members and various methods for storing, transporting, and supplying illegal drugs. Officers executed search warrants throughout the GTA in relation to this investigation.  

The investigation yielded the following:  

  • 40 Kilograms of Benzimidazole Isotonitazene (A synthetic opioid comparable to fentanyl)
  • 7 Kilograms of Fentanyl
  • 16.6 kilograms of MDMA
  • 12.9 kilograms Methamphetamine 
  • 3.7 kilograms of Cocaine
  • 10.7 kilograms of Xanax
  • 120 grams of Psilocybin 

The total value of drugs seized was $12,425,013.

The following parties have been charged in relation to this investigation: 

Phi HO, a 35-year-old man of Kleinburg, is charged with the following offences:

  • Seven counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Two counts of Breach of Recognizance 

Quang-Thai Ho, a 38-year-old man from Toronto, is charged with the following offences: 

  • Three counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking

Quan-Binh HO, a 37-year-old man from Toronto, is charged with the following offences:

  • Three counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking

Iman Pazirandeh, a 30-year-old of Toronto, is charged with the following offences: 

  • Three counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking 
  • One count of Possession of a Controlled Substance

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Specialized Enforcement Bureau at 905-453-2121, extension 3515. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.  

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