Project Skyway – 10 Men Arrested and 11 Search Warrants Executed in Oakville & Hamilton

On June 17th 2016, the Halton Police Drug Unit concluded a six month drug investigation into a drug trafficking network. Early Friday morning, eleven search warrants were executed in the Halton and Hamilton area with the assistance of Hamilton, Waterloo and Niagara police services. As a result, Halton Police have arrested 10 people for various drug and weapons offences.
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The seizures included: 8 kg of cocaine / 63 kg of dry marihuana / a cannabis resin (shatter) lab / 1.5 kg cannabis resin (shatter) / 1.5 kg of psilocybin / $106 000.00 Canadian currency / 9-mm loaded handgun / 16 Percocet tablets / 2 ballistic vests / 1 replica handgun/ Estimated street value of seized drugs: $1,465,000.00 Estimated wholesale value of seized drugs: $680,000.00
Charged are:
Anh Tuan NGUYEN (32yrs) of Oakville
Charges: Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Knowledge Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Adult Possession Prohibited Device, Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Device, Unsafe Storage, Possession of a Loaded Firearm
Thanh Van NGUYEN (28yrs) of Hamilton
Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking x 4, Possession of Controlled Substance x 2
Van Lo NGUYEN (34yrs) of Hannon
Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
Van Dung LE (27yrs) of Hamilton
Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking x 3
Van Hai HOANG (28yrs) of Hamilton
Charges: Possession for the purpose x 5, Possession x 2 Cuong HOANG (31yrs) of Hamilton -Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking x 2, Possession of Controlled Substance
Kim Phuon NGUYEN (28yrs) of Toronto
Charges: Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Knowledge Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Adult Possession Prohibited Device, Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Device, Unsafe Storage, Possession of a Loaded Firearm
Trevor STAFFORD (34yrs) of Hamilton
Charges: Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x2, Produce a Controlled Substance
Michael GREENAWAY (35yrs) of Hamilton
Charges: Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x2, Produce a Controlled Substance
Van Vuong LE (53yrs) of Hamilton
Charges: Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Produce a Controlled Substance
The Halton Regional Police Service believes they have disrupted a significant drug trafficking network in the Halton – Hamilton corridor. Anyone with knowledge related to this or other drug / weapons crime is asked to call the Halton Police Drug Unit at 905-878-5511 OR Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
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