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Charges of conspiracy against four [unknown] Oct 14, 1926

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 Customs and Police Make
Raids Here and at
* Victoria. CU/ •/%
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SPEEDBOATS
ARE SEIZED
Investigation    of    Narcotic
Ring About to Be
Revealed.
At 3 o'cloelr this afternoon Frank
Marino, 1723 Keefer street, was
taken into custody on a charg-e of
conspiracy.
OPERATIONS of a narcotic ring
on an extened scale are to be
revealed in court, it is believed,
following raids made this morning
by Special Officer Norman de-
Graves of the Canadian customs, and
a squad of customs officers and
Royal Canadian Mounted Police acting under special warrants.
Raids -were carried    out    simultane
ously  in  Vancouver  and Victoria  and
arrests   made   under -charges   of   con
spiracy.    Two speed boats were seized
Jn Vancouver harbor.
FOUR ABB
«T  CUSTODY.
Raids in Vancouver were made on
the premises of Gin Lee Yuen, 75
Pender street east, and Yuen Fat "Wah
.Tung Company, 236 Pender street east.
At the former address Lim Gin and
Wong Lai Tong were placed under
arrest while at the latter address Sing
Lee was taken into custody. At Victoria Dominic Cristofi was arrested.
The speed boats seized here were the
Dynamite of Vancouver and the MI68
of Seattle.
DISCLOSURES
EXPECTED.
While Officer deGraves refused to
make any comment on the arrests, it
is known that the activities of the
officers have to do with an alleged
narcotic ring. The investigation has
been under way for some time, and it
is understood that sensational disclosures are to be made when the cases

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