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Arrest made in drug investigation,
Firearm seized



Broadcast time: 16:00
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

11 Division
416-808-1100

Case #: 2018-2036407


The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest made, and a firearm seized, in a drug investigation.

On Monday, November 5, 2018, officers executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at an address in the Rogers Road and Weston Road area.

During the warrant, it is alleged that the following items were seized:

- a loaded Smith and Wesson 9mm pistol
- 21 rounds of various calibres
- 238.7 grams of cocaine
- 52.98 grams of 'crack' cocaine
- 8.92 grams of heroin
- $3,956 in proceeds of crime

Abel Abdo, 26, of Toronto, has been charged with:

1. Possession of a Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition
2. Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
3. Possession Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
4. Possession of Firearm Obtained by Commission of Offence
5. Carry Concealed Weapon
6. Tamper/Deface Firearm Serial Number
7. Possession of Schedule I Substance
8. Possession of Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
9. Possession Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
10. Fail to Comply with Probation Order
11. Fail to Comply with Recognizance
12. Breach of Prohibition Order

Gianluca Salvati, 24, of Toronto, has been charged with:

1. Possess of Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
2. Possess of Proceeds Obtained by Crime Not Exceeding $5000
3. Two counts of Fail to Comply with Recognizance
4. Three counts of Fail to Comply with Probation Order

Neishak Clarke, 20, of Toronto, has been charged with:

1. Possess of Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
2. Possess of Proceeds Obtained by Crime not Exceeding $5000
3. Fail to Comply with Probation Order

They all appeared in court at Old City Hall on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at 10 a.m., in room 101.


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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Kyriakos Petrakis, 11 Division




Arrest made in drug investigation,
Firearm seized



Loaded 9mm Smith and Wesson firearm seized during execution of search warrant
Above: Loaded 9mm Smith and Wesson firearm seized during execution of search warrant