11/14/2012 12:28 EST | Updated 01/14/2013 05:12 EST

Quebec Drug Bust: Police Arrest 23 And Seize Cocaine, Cash, Guns, Other Drugs


SHERBROOKE, Que. - Police have arrested 23 people while breaking up an alleged drug-trafficking ring in Quebec.

Some of those arrested are being linked by authorities to criminal biker gangs.

Provincial police also seized cocaine, cannabis, methamphetamine, firearms and about $25,000 in cash during a series of raids.

The arrests took place in different cities and towns in the province's Eastern Townships.

The people nabbed are all men, aged 19 to 52, and members of the group will face various criminal charges ranging from gangsterism, drug-trafficking and conspiracy to traffic.

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