Weapons, stolen guitars, medicine: Montreal police arrest 5 throughout raids


Police arrested 5 suspects after seizing seven firearms, medicine and stolen items throughout two separate operations on Thursday.

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The organized crime division of the Montreal police drive arrested 5 suspects after seizing seven firearms, medicine and stolen items throughout two separate police operations on Thursday.

Three suspects had been arrested in the course of the first operation on Thursday morning: Simon Lavoie, 49; Samuel Lavoie, 19; and Daniel Gallant, 52, all of whom appeared on the Montreal courthouse on Thursday and Friday for drug and firearm expenses.

Officers searched residences on Gonthier and Grande-Allée Sts. in Montreal and one other on Patenaude St. in Laval, the place they seized 4 rifles (two of which had been semi-automatic), medicine, and practically $13,000 in money. One of many arrests was made on the intersection of Aird and Pierre-De Coubertin Aves. in Laval, the drive mentioned.

Two extra suspects had been arrested in the course of the second operation on Thursday afternoon: Ali Ugurlu, 22, and Angy Golden Legoute, 25, each of whom appeared on the courthouse on Friday for a similar expenses as the primary three suspects.

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Police made one arrest on the intersection of Crémazie Blvd. and Louis-Hébert St. and carried out searches in residences on 25th and 31st Aves., Notre-Dame St. and Millar St. There, they discovered extra weapons, together with a rifle, a semi-automatic rifle, an air gun, ammunition, medicine and stolen guitars.

Anybody with info on the above is being requested to name 911, their native police station or the nameless Data-Crime line at 514-393-1133 or on-line at infocrimemontreal.ca.