Record Carfentanil Bust
Posted by Samantha Casais on 10/17/2017 8:13:00 AM.
Police have confirmed that the largest carfentanil seizure in Canadian history was conducted at a residence in Pickering. It happened on September 20th, when fire crews responded to a carbon monoxide alarm alert on Liatris Dr., near Brock and Taunton Roads. A suspicious substance was found in  the basement and police were alerted. Officers executed a search warrant and found 42 kilograms of carfentanil, and 33 guns and other prohibited devices. 33-year old Maisum Ansari faces over 330 charges. Police said the total seizure equals about 420,000 doses of carfentanil, with an estimated street value of $13 million.