Hawkesbury Lawyer Arrested

Raymond Joseph Yvon Lachapelle, a Hawkesbury lawyer was among six men arrested, as part of what the RCMP alleges was a conspiracy to import more than a tonne of cocaine into Canada from Colombia. He is facing charges after an 18-month international drug trafficking investigation by the Mounties’ serious and organized crime unit. The 53-year-old lawyer was arrested a day after a project – dubbed “Operation Halfpenny” by the RCMP –It  involved the assistance of officers from the Canada Border Services Agency as well as the Criminal Intelligence Service of Nova Scotia and Canadian Air Transport Security Authority. RCMP officers from other Canadian provinces were also involved.

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