Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Montreal cops strike against Minotaur MC

Thirty people, including members of a puppet club of the Hells Angels, were targeted, mainly in Montreal. Many of the Minotaur biker club have been arrested and face various charges including drug trafficking, weapons possession and more.

One of the people arrested this morning is Arsene Mompoint, an influential gang leader in Montreal. Mompoint, 46, was arrested at Trudeau Airport as he was preparing to fly to Haiti. In total, 40 searches were carried out that resulted in seizures including 11 kg of cocaine, five kg of MDA, close to 600,000 meth tablets, eight firearms and $122,460.
Minotaures West Montreal motorcycle club are suspected of leading a heroin and cocaine distribution ring.
The Minotaurs were created in 2017. Police believe the Minotaurs were paying a tax to the Hells Angels for the sale of drugs.

Their trade is in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Rosemont and East Montreal. They reportedly have taken over territory formerly belonging to the Syndicate, the defunct organization of jailed gang leader Gregory Woolley.