Illegal towing on a 'massive scale' targeted in Montreal raid, police say

Raids this morning are targeting a Saint-Leonard company Montreal police say is involved in illegal towing operations.

Police's organized crime unit leading operation, 13 people arrested

Police raided a towing company in Saint-Léonard on Wednesday. (Kalina Laframboise/CBC)

Raids this morning are targeting a Saint-Leonard company that police say is involved in illegal towing operations on "a massive scale."

Police say the individuals have ties to organized crime.

A total of 13 people have been arrested. 

The police operation is underway in Montreal, Longueuil, Laval and Châteauguay.

The investigation was led by Montreal police, but also involved inspectors from Revenu Québec.

Montreal police say they will offer more information later in the day.