The RCMP has arrested a man who had been on the run for the last three years following a big crackdown on organized crime.
Carlos Narvaez Orellana, 31, recently surrendered to police and was arraigned Monday on drug and gangsterism charges. Orellana remains behind bars pending a bail hearing.
The RCMP says several people conspired to import 1,300 kilos of cocaine into Canada inside containers.
The crime crackdown, called Operation Colisee, led to about 1,000 charges against 90 people including Nicolo Rizzuto Sr., the father of reputed mob boss Vito Rizzuto.
Three men are still wanted in Project Colisee: Giuseppe De Vito, Ralph Duval and Angelo Follano.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the trio are asked to call the Info-Gang hotline at 1-800-659-4264 or 1-800-771-5401.
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