Police seize drugs and arrest three in Project Iceburg
Police making three arrests in an ongoing investigation entitled Project Iceberg.
Police say they began investigating a federal parolee in January who they learned was actively trafficking in crystal meth in Welland.
The investigation quickly expanded as members of a criminal network were identified.
As a result police were granted six search warrants that led to over $40,000 in drugs being taken off the streets including crystal meth, cocaine, percocet, and a small marijuana grow op.
Along with the drugs officers seized a handgun, rifle, and ammunition as well as a quantity of cash and trafficking indicators.
Police have charged 30 year old Wayne Sodtka and 31 year old Natasha Smagata, both of Welland, with possession for the purpose of trafficking.
A third Welland resident, 23 year old Scotty Mitchel is facing a long list of charges including trafficking in meth, cocaine, oxycodone and marijuana.
He is also charged with unlawfully producing marijuana and possession of prohibited firearms.
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