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31 July 2012 Extra Release- Project ScriptWarning - this news article expired on 2012-08-31. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Project Script

Belleville, Ontario On 31 July, 2012 officers from Belleville Police, Kingston Police, Ontario Provincial Police and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police partnered to execute search warrants at 8 residences in Hastings County. Search warrants were executed on Brown Street, Burnham Street, Front Street, Humewood Drive and Palmer Road in Belleville, Shannonville Road, Tyendinaga Township, Bronson Road, Bancroft and Highway 62 in Maynooth.

Project Script began in July 2011 as a strategy to gather evidence against a criminal organization involved in distributing and trafficking in diverted prescription drugs. .

Police seized firearms (a stun gun and .22 caliber rifle); ammunition; a prohibited weapon: spray that is capable of immobilizing, injuring or otherwise incapacitating any person; offence related property; 2 motor vehicles; cash; a marihuana grow operation; prescription medication and cocaine.

As a result of the search warrants 14 people were arrested on 31 July, 2012. Eight (8) of those arrested will appear in Provincial court on 31 July, 2012 for a bail hearing.

Following the bail hearings a complete list of persons who were charged and the specific charges will be released.