Ontario police find big weed farm in Tiny Township

Growth op

Several complaints from area residents launched a police probe that revealed a large, sophisticated and illegal cannabis farm in south central Ontario. Late in the morning of Apr. 19, uniform members of the Ontario Provincial Police’s (OPP) Southern Georgian Bay Detachment attended a farm in Tiny Township in response to citizen complaints about a possible grow-op. Once there, police located several buildings that had signs of a cannabis grow operation in progress, notes a statement from the OPP . Arson investigation leads to discovery of Cannabis Act violation in Ontario Police set ablaze large grow deep inside forest, destroying $12 million worth of cannabis Stinky truck leads to Ontario police discovering 525 cannabis plants at RIDE check Members of specialized teams were called in and a search warrant was executed on Apr. 20, or what many call Weed Day. “Investigators discovered a professional, high-quality installation that was in the process of growing a large number of cannabis plants in various stages of development along with further mass production facilities were in the process of being constructed,” according to police. In all, police ended up seizing 9,207 cannabis plants, 2,448 weed clones, 36.2 kilograms of marijuana bud and a loaded and insecure .22 calibre rifle. Not only are such grows illegal, investigators also caution there may be associated health risks. “Investigators also wish to warn of the mould-related health risk issues often found in buildings used as grow operations,” the police statement notes. Although no charges have been laid in connection with the find, the investigation is ongoing. The OPP and other police services have discovered a number of large illegal grow-ops — inside and outside — over recent weeks. For example, police in Belleville, Ontario uncovered one of the largest cannabis grow-ops ever in the area, with about 7,000 plants,…

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