Police targeted suspected drug traffickers in a series of raids Tuesday morning. (CBC)

Police have arrested 11 men and three women following a series of drug raids in Montreal, Charlemagne, L'Assomption and St-Hubert Tuesday morning.

Montreal police spokesperson Daniel Lacoursière said the raids targeted suspected drug trafficking operations and organized crime.

Lacoursière said the raids are part of a joint operation, with the Sûreté du Québec and the RCMP, that began in May.

Authorities executed warrants at 12 houses and a warehouse.

Lacoursière said eight of the people arrested are known to police.

He said they will appear in court tomorrow to face drug-trafficking charges.