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Lengthy Investigation By Peterborough Police Drug Unit Results In Six People Charged, Illicit Drugs And Cash Seized

PETERBOROUGH-Six people are facing charges after a drug investigation by the Peterborough Police Service Drug Unit.

Project Docker spanned several months and included the execution of eight search warrants in the City of Peterborough, the County of Peterborough and the GTA.

“This is a significant amount of illicit drugs that were seized and are no longer available on our streets,” says Stuart Betts, Chief of Police, Peterborough Police Service. “I commend the work of our Drug Unit for their ongoing commitment to keeping our communities safe and our policing partners who provided assistance.”

Through the search warrants, officers reportedly seized:

  • 4.5 kilograms of Cocaine (9.9lbs)
  • 42 grams of Fentanyl
  • 1 vehicle
  • Over $5000 in Canadian currency

The street value of the drugs is believed to be over $500,000 according to police.

As a result of the investigation, six people were charged.

26-year-old Fardos Mohammadzada of Peterborough:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
  • Proceeds of crime over $5000

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court December 22, 2023.

28-year-old Travis Stevenson of Peterborough:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Fentanyl
  • Proceeds of crime under $5000

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court December 22, 2023.

41-year-old Joseph Moffatt of Peterborough:

  •  Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court January 11, 2024.

24-year-old Nazz Leon of Peterborough:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
  • Proceeds of crime under $5000
  • Fail to comply with undertaking

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court January 11, 2024.

31-year-old Daycota Csiszar of Peterborough:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
  • Proceeds of crime under $5000

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court January 11, 2024.

26-year-old Kate Adamson-Pringle of Peterborough:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine

The accused was released on undertaking and will appear in court at a later date.

Police say this was a complex investigation that required significant resources and funding. Through funding provided by the Ontario Government, Criminal Intelligence Service Ontario (CISO) supported this Peterborough Police Service joint investigation.

The Peterborough Police Service would like to further thank CISO, Peterborough County OPP and the Toronto Police Service for their assistance with Project Docker.

The names of the accused are being released as a matter of public safety.

 

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