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Media Release

Release Date: September 28th, 2020 - 11:55am

Originator: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899

Contact: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899

Location: Halton Region

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Project Mover: Year-Long Investigation Leads to Massive Fentanyl Seizure

​The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Drug and Human Trafficking Unit has recently concluded a year-long investigation titled, 'Project Mover'. Beginning in Halton in late 2019, Project Mover spanned the Greater Toronto Area, and resulted in the largest fentanyl seizure in HRPS history, with a value of more than $4 million. 

Nine individuals are facing a total of 30 charges in relation to this investigation.

During the course of Project Mover, officers executed search warrants at six residences (see attached map for locations) and made use of more than 100 judicial authorizations.

Project Mover resulted in the seizure of the following: 

  • 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 individuals have been arrested and charged:

Jorge Zamora (28) of British Columbia

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Fentanyl

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

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

Domenic Mamone (47) of Hamilton

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine

​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)

Jani Suutarinen (44) of Alberta

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

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

The HRPS would like to thank the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, Criminal Intelligence Service Ontario (CISO) and the RCMP for their assistance during the investigation.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.