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Surrey RCMP have announced a rash of charges stemming from the take down of a prolific drug trafficking network in the Lower Mainland.
Eight people, two of whom are teens, are now facing 51 charges for Trafficking and Possession for the purpose of trafficking in fentanyl, cocaine, and methamphetamine.
Jeffrey Donald Lessard, 31 years old from Coquitlam
Janet Lynn Horvath 53 years old from Langley
Jonathon Joseph Thomas, 37 years old from Langley
Garrnett Thadeous Flannigan, 35 years old from Langley
Joshua James Pellerin, 33 years old of No Fixed Address
David John Hudon, 27 years old from Surrey
18-year-old female from Delta (who was a youth at the time of the alleged offence)
17-year-old male youth from Surrey
51 charges laid against 8 people following a drug investigation linked to the Lower Mainland Gang Conflict. Drug trafficking is a significant contributing factor in gang related violence in the region and remains a top priority for police. https://t.co/nePXRBwITl pic.twitter.com/LPC2TmKIpI— Surrey RCMP (@SurreyRCMP) May 23, 2019
The Surrey RCMP Drug Section, Surrey’s Serious Crime Section and the Vancouver Police Departme all took part in the operation between April and August of 2018.
"Drug trafficking remains a significant contributing factor in gang related violence across the Lower Mainland," said Surrey RCMP Pro-active Enforcement Officer Inspector Mike Hall.
"Together with our partners, we will continue to strategically target individuals and networks connected to the illicit drug trade."