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Brantford Police ServiceBrantford man arrested after Project Menace investigation

On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, members of the Brantford Police Service Tactical Intelligence Generated Enforcement and Response Unit (T.I.G.E.R) continued a drug trafficking investigation from earlier in the month named Project MENACE. 

As a result of the investigation on November 29, 2022, a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant and S. 487 Criminal Code search warrant had been obtained and executed at a Courtland Drive address.

Following the search, officers seized the following:

  • Loaded 9mm firearm with ammunition 
  • Approximately 38 grams of (suspected) cocaine with an estimated street value of $3,810 
  • Approximately 3.5 grams of (suspected) fentanyl with an estimated street value of $1,400 
  • Digital scale and drug packaging materials 
  • Canadian currency 

The seized illicit drugs were valued at approximately $5,210.  

As a result of the investigation Quoc Quy DANG, 21, of Brantford was arrested and stands charged with the following:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm (restricted), contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Careless storage of a firearm, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Tampering with serial number contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Knowledge possession of an unauthorized firearm contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Possession of a firearm with altered serial number contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Possession of a prohibited of restricted firearm with ammunition, contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (cocaine)
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (fentanyl)

The accused has been held for bail.

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