2 charged after police seize $47K in cannabis in Wahnapitae First Nation

Police say more than $47K in illegal cannabis and approximately $2,700 in Canadian currency was seized as a result of the search. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Two people have been charged after police say they seized more than $47,000 of illegal cannabis in Wahnapitae First Nation.

According to Ontario Provincial Police, on Jan. 3 officers executed a search warrant at an allegedly illegal cannabis storefront on Loonway Road.

Police say as a result of the search, officers seized suspected cannabis bud, oil, shatter, hash and edibles.

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The street value of the cannabis seized is approximately $47,430, police say.

Officers also seized approximately $2,700 in Canadian currency.

According to police, 20-year-old Haley McGregor and 32-year-old Paul Cayen both from Greater Sudbury, have been charged with possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling.

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Police say the accused were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in court in Sudbury on Jan. 23.

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