Mississauga Man Arrested in Drug Trafficking Investigation


Published June 26, 2018 at 7:36 pm


A Mississauga man is facing charges in connection with a drug trafficking investigation.

Peel police say that, following an investigation that kicked off in March of this year, officers have arrested and charged a suspect who has been accused of trafficking drugs in the Region of Peel (Brampton and Mississauga).

Police say three search warrants were executed within Mississauga, resulting in number of drugs–including cocaine, fentanyl, heroin, MDMA, marijuana and more–being seized.

Police say the total street value of drugs seized is approximately $2.5 million.

Police say 30-year-old Matthew Phan has been charged with multiple drug related offences.  

“Peel Regional Police want to make the community aware that when purchasing these illicit drugs one should be aware of the possibility that these drugs may contain lethal amounts of fentanyl and/or carfentanyl,” police said in a news release, adding that officers have made a number of arrests involving cocaine and heroin combined with fentanyl and/or carfentanyl being sold to unsuspecting customers.

Anyone with information in relation to this investigation is urged to call the Vice, Narcotics, and Street Level Organized Crime Unit at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3515.  

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