LPD seizes assault rifle during drug and weapons raids

The LPD issued this photo of the materials seized in the raids.

The Laval Police said on Tuesday that officers with its organized crime division seized several firearms, including an assault rifle, while executing search warrants in Laval for narcotics and illegal weapons.

According to the LPD, around 50 officers and investigators from the Laval Police, as well as the Montreal Police, took part in raids at homes in Laval and Montreal which were believed to be connected to narcotics distribution networks.

The LPD released the following inventory of what was seized:

Armes à feu

  • An assault rifle;
  • A 9mm P80 handgun;
  • A 9mm ammunition clip with bullets.


  • 9409.93 gr of methamphetamine in powder;
  • 2105.79 gr of Crystal Meth;
  • 66.83 gr of cocaine;
  • 934 tablets of methamphetamine;
  • 3646.95 gr of MDMA (ecstasy) ;
  • 17,692.43 gr of a powder used in the manufacture of methamphetamine.


  • 4x cell phones;
  • 2x electronic scales;
  • 2x pill presses for making tablets;
  • $10,775 in Canadian currency.

The LPD said the search warrants were executed in conjunction with the provincial Public Security Ministry’s Project Centaure, aimed at combating armed violence, illegal firearms trafficking and organized crime.

Anyone who believes they have information useful to the police in the ongoing crackdown on organized crime is urged to call the Info-Police confidential hotline at 450 662-INFO (4636) or 911.