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Guelph and Woodstock Police Co-Ordinate Project VEGAS

Web posted on May 05, 2014

A drug trafficking investigation between The Guelph Police Service and Woodstock Police Service dubbed "Project Vegas" came to a successful conclusion on April 30, 2014, after several months of investigation.

As a result of the investigation, eight search warrants were executed within the cities of Guelph, Woodstock and Waterloo.

Nine people have been arrested and charged in relation to the investigation thus far.

Jay LAMBERT, age 33 of Guelph has been charged with seven counts of trafficking in a controlled substance, three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, one count of possession of a controlled substance and possession of property obtained by crime.

Brandon WILSON, age 33 of Woodstock has been charged with four counts of trafficking in a controlled substance, two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, and possession of property obtained by crime.

Leesha MORGAN, age 28 of Woodstock has been charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, and possession of property obtained by crime.

Michael COTRONEO, age 32 of Guelph has been charged with one count of possession of a controlled for the purpose of trafficking.

Bartlomiej ZWOLINSKI, age 30 of Guelph has been charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of a controlled substance.

Kordian ZWOLINSKI, age 31 of Guelph has been charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of a controlled substance.

Chad DUFFET, age 30 of Guelph has been charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of a controlled substance.

Lorenzo GRUOSSO, age 31 of Guelph has been charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, one count of possession of property obtained by crime and one count of possession of a prohibited weapon.

Beata ROGOWSKA, age 29 of Guelph has been charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, one count of possession of property obtained by crime and one count of possession of a prohibited weapon.

The investigation resulted in the seizure of cocaine with a street value of over $100,000, a large quantity of Canadian currency, a 2005 Honda Civic and marihuana with a street value of approximately $4000.

The investigation is ongoing.

Seized currency and drugs will be displayed for media viewing at 1 p.m. today at the Guelph Police headquarters, 15 Wyndham Street South.


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