Alleged cocaine trafficking ring in Oshawa busted, four charged


Published July 17, 2023 at 2:01 pm

Four men from Oshawa and Whitby have been arrested in connection to an alleged cocaine trafficking ring.

Several Durham Regional Police units, with help from York and Peterborough cops, raided seven homes on July 13 to wrap up a drug trafficking invasion. During the raids, police claim they discovered nearly 1.5 kilograms of cocaine, more than 15 grams of fentanyl, cash, a bulletproof vest, a taser and a loaded pistol.

They arrested four men during the raids including;

  • Mark Bollers, 33, of Whitby,
  • Kaheem Johnson, 29 of Whitby
  • Mark Martell, 35 of Oshawa, and
  • Orin Moses, 42 of Whitby.

All four men have been charged with trafficking cocaine. Martell is also charged with trafficking fentanyl, breaching release orders and breaching probation. Johnson also face charges for possession of two prohibited devices.

Anyone with information pertinent to the investigation can call police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5800, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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