Toronto Cops Are Investigating Mayor Rob Ford's Drug Habit

This morning the Toronto Police Department released a 500-page application for a search warrant used in the arrest of Sandro Lisi, a drug dealer who served as a driver to Mayor Rob Ford. It makes clear that Rob Ford uses drugs, and the police are pursuing a criminal investigation into his behavior.

Toronto reporters are tearing through the document as we speak. The photo above—which was posted to Twitter by Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle, though without much context—clearly shows that Ford was under surveillance by the police. According to quotes from the document posted by the Star's live updates, the Toronto Police Department dispatched a detective to investigate reports in Gawker and the Star that Ford was filmed smoking crack cocaine. The report quotes a Ford staffer, who was interviewed by the cops in June, telling cops that "he doesn't know where the mayor got marijuana from but has heard that 'Sandro' may provide the Mayor with marijuana & possibly cocaine."

We'll update as more information from the documents comes out.

Update: Here's the full document.

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