International drug ring bust in Leamington
RCMP say cocaine swas concealed in a metal auger in Leamington, Ont. (Courtesy Windsor RCMP)
Two Leamington men are facing several drug-related charges after RCMP seized 1.9 kilograms of cocaine at a house on Princess Street.
Windsor RCMP investigators executed search warrants at the Leamington house on April 15 as a part of an ongoing investigation into a criminal organization believed responsible for importing drugs into Canada.
As a result of the investigation, police seized about 1.9 kg of cocaine, mobile communication devices, electronic devices and documentary evidence.
David Neufeld Loewen, 54 and Cornelius Wiebe, 52, both of Leamington, are charged with conspiracy to import cocaine, conspiracy to traffic cocaine and possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
Both men remain in custody.
Windsor RCMP officers continue to pursue their investigation into the criminal enterprise believed responsible.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation or any other criminal activity is encouraged to contact their local police, the RCMP at 1-800-387-0020 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.