Crime

‘Stoner patch’ candy, gummies among cannabis-laced items seized by police from Markham convenience store

York Regional Police have issued a warning for parents after it was reported a Markham convenience store was selling illegal cannabis edibles, disguised as regular candy, to underage teenagers. Police said a search warrant was executed at Angus Glen Convenience on Kennedy Road, south of… Read More »‘Stoner patch’ candy, gummies among cannabis-laced items seized by police from Markham convenience store

Toronto resident charged in connection with mobile cannabis delivery service in Muskoka

A 42-year-old Toronto resident has been charged in connection with an illegal mobile cannabis delivery service operating in Muskoka. On Friday, the delivery service was observed making several stops from Gravenhurst to Huntsville, Ont. Read more: Hikers become stranded on piece of floating ice in… Read More »Toronto resident charged in connection with mobile cannabis delivery service in Muskoka

Wife of Mexican druglord ‘El Chapo’ arrested in Virginia on U.S. drug charges – National

The wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was arrested Monday in the United States and accused of helping her husband run his multibillion-dollar cartel and plot his audacious escape from a Mexican prison in 2015. Emma Coronel Aispuro, a 31-year-old former beauty… Read More »Wife of Mexican druglord ‘El Chapo’ arrested in Virginia on U.S. drug charges – National

640 plants seized at largest grow-op in Edmonton since legalization of recreational pot – Edmonton

The Edmonton Police Service announced details of a drug bust on Monday that it described as the largest of its kind since recreational cannabis was legalized over two years ago. According to police, officers were called to respond to a dispute between a landlord and… Read More »640 plants seized at largest grow-op in Edmonton since legalization of recreational pot – Edmonton

‘Alarming’ increase in drug-impaired driving, Penticton RCMP say – Okanagan

Penticton RCMP are hoping to put the brakes on drug-impaired driving by shining a spotlight on four recent cases that resulted in recommended charges and vehicle impoundments. Officers charged four drivers with being impaired in January alone, Const. James Grandy said. On Jan. 21, an… Read More »‘Alarming’ increase in drug-impaired driving, Penticton RCMP say – Okanagan

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

Opioids seized, drug-impaired arrest made during Hwy. 115 traffic stop south of Peterborough: OPP – Peterborough

A Brampton, Ont., man faces drug-impaired driving and drug trafficking charges following a traffic stop south of Peterborough on Thursday. According to Peterborough County OPP, officers conducting radar patrol on Hwy. 115 in Cavan-Monaghan Township stopped a vehicle for speeding around 3 p.m. Read more:… Read More »Opioids seized, drug-impaired arrest made during Hwy. 115 traffic stop south of Peterborough: OPP – Peterborough

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

Edmonton police lay charges, seek 2nd suspect in series of violent pharmacy robberies – Edmonton

Edmonton police said Tuesday that they had arrested one man and are looking for a second suspect in relation to a series of pharmacy robberies in the city’s south. Tyson Shaw, 24, was arrested on Feb. 5 in relation to robberies at four Shoppers Drug… Read More »Edmonton police lay charges, seek 2nd suspect in series of violent pharmacy robberies – Edmonton