Thursday, February 12, 2009

Cops Nab 'Untouchable' Gang Leaders

Gregory Wooley (left) with unidentified members of the Rockers. Wooley, already in a Kingston, Ont. prison, is facing new charges in connection with police raids Thursday morning. Photograph by: File photo.

From The Montreal Gazette:

It has often been said that Gregory Wooley is an influential gang member.

But who knew that influence allegedly extended nearly 300 kilometres from a penitentiary in Kingston, Ont., to the streets of Montreal, where the Syndicate, a gang he founded in 1998, had significant control over cocaine trafficking until Thursday. This despite the fact that Wooley, 36, has been behind bars since 2000.

Wooley was arrested on Thursday at a penitentiary in Kingston and driven to Montreal, where he will appear in court on Friday on charges related to an investigation that Montreal police are touting as “unprecedented” when it comes to street gangs.

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More News On Today's Police Raid

Seven-year sentence for attacks on two Jewish targets -- CTV News
Montreal, Ottawa police conducting drug raids -- Globe And Mail
Massive gang sweep in Ontario and Quebec --
Massive gang sweep in Ontario and Quebec --
Gangsters among 47 arrested in Operation Axe raids, police allege -- CBC
Operation Axe nets 47 arrests; more to come, say Police -- CTV

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