York cops seize $1 million in drugs: arrest two people, third wanted

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Two people from Markham face numerous drug trafficking charges and a third is wanted after $1 million worth of drugs and $350,000 in cash was seized in a raid by the York Regional Police Guns, Gangs and Drug Enforcement Bureau.

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The investigation began in July after officers received information regarding a suspected drug trafficker.

This information eventually led to York Regional Police executing multiple search warrants on locations in York Region, Toronto and St. Thomas on Sept. 29.

Amongst the significant quantity of drugs seized was 6.3 kilograms of MDMA, 1.5 kilograms of ketamine, more than 830 grams of methamphetamine, 620 grams of cocaine, 59 grams of fentanyl, approximately 9,000 MDMA pills, and 51 pounds of harvested cannabis.

Zhen Hao Song, 35, is wanted for arrest on seven charges after a suspect fled the scene during one of the search warrants.

Otherwise, Yang Zhao, 29, and Jing Katrina Xu, 35 face eight and six charges respectively.

Anyone with information can contact the York Regional Police Guns, Gangs and Drug Enforcement Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext 7817, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.

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