The investigation on the dismantling of a clandestine laboratory in Dorval, which was possibly manufactured fentanyl has led the police to perform another search on Sunday morning, this time in Montreal-North.
Around 7 am, the police raided a local commercial de la rue Monselet, near the avenue Leblanc, which was attended by a suspect arrested Friday.
Investigators from the organized crime division and the squad’s anti-gang POLICE have appealed to their colleagues of the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) to ensure the safety of the premises.
Manual Sewing, relationnniste for the police Department of the City of Montreal, explains that the SQ has the facilities and equipment needed for this type of intervention. Substances potentially very dangerous, had been found on Saturday during the dismantling of the laboratory of synthetic drug located on the avenue Lajoie, Dorval, has he said.
The police have, however, found no hazardous material to the inside of the business during the search conducted on Sunday.
The suspect in this case, Éric Tremblay, 41 years old, was charged Saturday, at the courthouse of Montreal, two heads or production of drugs and possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking.
The investigators had carried out another search in this folder, this time on Saturday, at the home of the suspect located on rue Hubert-Aquin in Laval.
Fentanyl is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. According to experts, it is in a class of its own compared to all the other narcotics, counterfeit circulating in the past, such as ecstasy.
Of public health officials in Canada assess that in the month of 655 people would have died after consuming this powerful opioid since 2009.
Other charges may arise in this folder.