Police break up alleged drug ring at Gatineau high school
10 people, including seven students, targeted students at Polyvalente Le Carrefour
Gatineau police say they’ve broken up a drug trafficking operation selling to students at a city high school.
Police said in a news release they had been working on the case for three weeks before a raid at around noon Thursday on a Robinson Street apartment.
Ten people were arrested, of which seven were students between the ages of 12 and 16 from nearby Polyvalente Le Carrefour school.
Police said students at the school were the target clientele.
The students were brought to the school after the arrest, according to police, where their parents were informed of their situation.
After seizing more than 1.7 kilograms of marijuana, a small amount of methamphetamine and trafficking equipment, police said they charged six people total, three of them youth.
Two adults and two youth are facing drug trafficking charges, while one other adult and one other youth will face drug possession charges.