Toronto Police say that more than 800 officers across the GTA were part of an early-morning raid targeting an alleged criminal organization.
More that 50 search warrants were executed at 5 a.m. Thursday by Toronto police alongside Peel, York and Durham regional police departments.
The operation, dubbed Project Patton, took nine months of planning, Toronto police said. The suspects arrested will appear in Finch Ave. W. court at 10 a.m.
More information has been released at a 10:30 a.m. news conference at Toronto police headquarters.
Toronto police said 70 individuals have been arrested and a “dangerous street gang” was disrupted as a result of more than 50 search warrants executed.