Drug trafficking: three arrests in Bellechasse

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The Sûreté du Québec conducted a sweep significant in Bellechasse, on Thursday, while the police have made three arrests and five searches in a case of drug trafficking.

The officers of the SQ established in Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce have put hand to the collar of three men to Saint-Damien-de-Buckland.

Two of them, aged between 34 and 59 years of age, appeared Friday morning at the palais de justice, Montmagny, qc for charges relating to trafficking and possession of narcotics and possession of firearms. Another 33 year old man has been released on a promise to appear.

The police were conducted by the same five searches, three residences and two vehicles. They have seized more than 2000 tablets of methamphetamine, 35 grams of cocaine, more than 9 kg of cannabis in different forms, about 300 contraband cigarettes, more than 1700 $ in cash, the equipment used for drug trafficking, as well as two firearms.

SQ stresses that the survey has in particular been able to make progress thanks to the information that he has conveyed to the public.