The SPVM seizes 100 kilos of cocaine with “an estimated value of $2.5 million”

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Published yesterday at 11:27 p.m. UTCUpdated yesterday at 11:30 p.m. UTC

The Montreal City Police Service (SPVM) announced Tuesday the seizure on Monday evening of 100 kilos of cocaine with “an estimated value of $2.5 million” in a condo on Saint-Paul Street, in Old Montreal.

This is a seizure historical at the end of a two-month investigation, according to the SPVM.

The police force also carried out searches in Saint-Constant, in Montérégie.

At the end of the Montreal police operations, two suspects, Urbano Dias Costa Da Jesus and Jude Saint-Elien, aged 38 and 46, were arrested.

They appeared Tuesday at the Montreal courthouse. They will return there on Wednesday.

In addition to the significant quantity of cocaine, police seized crystal methamphetamine, 2C-B, crack cocaine, MDMA and cannabis worth approximately $30,000, as well as $230,000 in cash. cash.

According to SPVMcocaine was intended for various organized crime distributors throughout Quebec.

With information from Jacaudrey Charbonneau

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