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Two arrests in drug investigation



Broadcast time: 07:00
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

14 Division
416-808-1400

Case #: 2017-991869


The Toronto Police Service would like to advise the community of two arrests in a drug investigation.

It is alleged that:

- on Sunday, June 4, 2017, a man was arrested and a large quantity of cocaine, in powder and crack form, was located.

- a search warrant for his address was executed and a loaded .45 calibre semi-automatic pistol was located as well as a quantity of cash, Oxycodone and marijuana edibles.

- a woman was arrested as a result of the search warrant.

Kevin Nguyen, 21, of Toronto, has been charged with:

1. Possession of schedule I for trafficking (powder cocaine)
2. Possession schedule I substance (powder cocaine)
3. Possession of schedule I for trafficking (crack)
4. Possession schedule I substance (crack)
5. Assault with intent to resist arrest
6. Careless use of a firearm
7. Unauthorized possession of a firearm
8. Unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon
9. Possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized
10. Possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition
11. Possession of a weapon obtained by crime
12. Tampering with a serial number
13. Possession of a firearm contrary to order
14. Possession of scheduled II substance (marijuana edibles)
15. Possession for the purpose trafficking schedule I (Oxycodone)
16. Possession of schedule I substance (Oxycodone)
17. Possession of proceeds of crime.

He was scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Monday, June 5, 2017, 10 a.m., room 101.

Thi Nguyen, 43, of Toronto, has been charged with:

1. Careless use of a firearm
2. Unauthorized possession of a firearm
3. Unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon
4. Possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized
5. Possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition
6. Possession of a weapon obtained by crime
7. Tampering with a serial number
8. Possession of scheduled II substance (marijuana edibles)
9. Possession for the purpose trafficking schedule I (Oxycodone)
10. Possession of schedule I substance (Oxycodone)
11. Possession of proceeds of crime.

She was scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Monday, June 5, 2017, 10 a.m., room 101.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


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Constable Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Detective Darren Worth, 14 Division