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Brampton man charged in huge Halton drug bust

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Brampton man charged in huge Halton drug bust

Halton Police have identified a Brampton resident charged in connection with a drug bust that led to the seizure of $4 million worth of fentanyl.

Police announced the cracking of the case today after a year-long investigation.

Called Project Mover, the case spanned parts of Southern Ontario where officers executed warrants on six residences resulting in charges against nine people.

Charged from Brampton is:

Joseph Piansay (26) of Brampton

  • Trafficking a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

During the investigation police also seized the following items they say were used as part of the drug selling operation.

  • 10.25 kilograms of fentanyl
  • 1 kilogram of cocaine
  • 6 kilograms of a suspected controlled substance (identification of substance pending analysis)
  • 1.25 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine
  • $307,065 currency (CDN $)
  • Semi-automatic 12 gauge shotgun
  • .40 calibre handgun with an extended clip
  • Stolen 2019 Dodge Durango
  • 2016 Acura RDX

The following have also been arrested and charged:

Jorge Zamora (28) of British Columbia

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentany

Ian Singh (31) of Markham

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl (x2)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Heroine
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Breach of Firearm Regulation
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

Karen Tran (28) of Toronto

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

Domenic Mamone (47) of Hamilton

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine

Jani Suutarinen (44) of Alberta

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

Jordan Treleaven (28) of Oakville

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 (x2)

Douglas Johnson (46) of Oakville

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 (x2)

Craig Grant (21) of Mississauga

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Prohibited Device
  • Breach of Firearm Regulation
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon

 

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