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15,300 marijuana plants seized from rural property in City of Kawartha Lakes: OPP

City of Kawartha Lakes OPP seized 15,000 cannabis plants. City of Kawartha Lakes OPP

The OPP have seized more than 15,000 cannabis plants following a raid on a property in the City of Kawartha Lakes on Thursday.

The OPP said as part of an ongoing investigation, members of its street crime unit executed a search warrant at a rural property located on Highway 36 near Dunsford. They were assisted by Haliburton Highlands OPP and the Central Region emergency response team and canine unit.

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Nine persons were detained and some of the items seized included:

  • 15,300 cannabis plants
  • Cannabis bud
  • Vehicles
  • Industrial-sized dehumidifiers
  • Generators
  • Riding lawnmower

“The property featured a very structured growing site that was being operated outside of the Health Canada regulations,” the OPP stated.

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The investigation is ongoing.

 

More to come.