Hamilton Police have conducted a massive drug bust that involved raids on six residences on Hamilton Mountain.
Police say they seized more than $ 3 million in drugs and cash, along with 35 firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition, as part of a three-month investigation dubbed “Project Munro.”
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The investigation involved 24 search warrants resulting in 16 people facing a total of 213 charges.
The large number of charges include possession and trafficking of cannabis and cocaine and various firearms-related offenses.
Investigators say 2,500 cannabis plants with a street value of $ 2 million were also seized.
Police say that during the raid, nearly 35 percent of the firearms they seized were loaded or stored insecurely.
Various firearms have also been modified to improve performance, police say.
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Three bulletproof vests were also seized, police added.
Hamilton police say they are continuing to investigate.
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