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Veteran Toronto police officer arrested on 13 new charges in GTA tow truck corruption case

A veteran Toronto police officer was hit with 13 fresh charges related to corruption in the tow truck industry on Friday, while a dozen other local towing workers were charged with fraud-related offences. Const. Ronald Joseph, 48, was arrested on Friday on two counts of… Read More »Veteran Toronto police officer arrested on 13 new charges in GTA tow truck corruption case

Toronto homicide detective resigns after admitting to stealing opioids from evidence locker. OPP investigating impact on cases

A Toronto police homicide detective has resigned after admitting he stole opioids from his force’s drug evidence lockers, the Star has learned — spurring an external review by the Ontario Provincial Police and potentially impacting criminal prosecutions. Former detective Paul Worden — a 32-year veteran… Read More »Toronto homicide detective resigns after admitting to stealing opioids from evidence locker. OPP investigating impact on cases

Drug smuggler linked to Canadian Hells Angels gets last-minute pardon from Donald Trump

An international drug smuggler who exported more than $1.7 billion of marijuana from Canada into the U.S. is one of the convicted criminals whose sentence was commuted by former American President Donald Trump. Jonathan Braun, 35, of New York, was convicted on Nov. 3, 2011,… Read More »Drug smuggler linked to Canadian Hells Angels gets last-minute pardon from Donald Trump