WINDSOR, ON, June 10, 2015 /CNW/ - During the early evening of April 15th, 2015 Windsor RCMP investigators executed search warrants at a residence on Princess Street in Leamington, ON. As a result; two Leamington residents were arrested and face criminal charges for Conspiracy to Import Cocaine and Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking.
Windsor RCMP investigators executed search warrants as a part of an ongoing investigation into a criminal organization believed responsible for importing drugs into Canada. As a result of the investigation; police seized approximately 1.9kg of cocaine, mobile communication devices, electronic devices and documentary evidence.
David Neufeld LOEWEN (54) and Cornelius WIEBE (52), both of Leamington are charged with Conspiracy to Import Cocaine, Conspiracy to Traffic Cocaine and Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking. Both men remain in custody.
The Windsor RCMP continue to pursue their investigation into the criminal enterprise believed responsible.
"The RCMP remains committed to disrupting the importation and distribution of controlled substances that continue to threaten our communities' safety," said Insp. Kevin KEANE – Officer in Charge – Windsor Detachment.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation or any other criminal activity is encouraged to contact their local police, the RCMP at 1-800-387-0020 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
SOURCE Royal Canadian Mounted Police
For further information: S/Sgt. Peter KOERSVELT, Windsor RCMP Media Relations Officer, Ph. 519-995-8372, http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/on/index-eng.htm