ADVISORY – Project Gateway

In the fall of 2021, investigators from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS), Peel Regional Police (PRP) and the Hamilton-Niagara Detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) commenced a joint investigation dubbed “Project Gateway”.  “Project Gateway” was supported through funding provided by the Government of Ontario, Criminal Intelligence Service Ontario.

This investigation identified that this alleged criminal organization was engaged in a number of criminal enterprises.

On September 14, 2022, the active joint project came to a conclusion with the execution of 12 search warrants executed with the assistance of approximately 175 police officers from police agencies across Southern Ontario and 10 CBSA/Immigration officers, resulting in the arrest of several individuals along with the seizure of large quantities of cocaine and cannabis and over 120 charges laid thus far.

On Thursday September 29, 2022, the Niagara Regional Police Service will be in a position to release further information regarding Project Gateway.