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Nearly 530 marijuana plants seized from Hamilton Township rural property: OPP

Northumberland OPP seized hundreds of marijuana plants from a property in Hamilton Township on Thursday.
Northumberland OPP seized hundreds of marijuana plants from a property in Hamilton Township on Thursday. Northumberland OPP

Two people face cannabis-related charges following the search of a property in Hamilton Township on Thursday.

As part of an investigation led by the Northumberland and Peterborough County OPP’s Community Street Crime Units, investigators executed a search warrant at a rural property on White Road South, about 15 kilometres southeast of the community of Roseneath or 13 kilometres north of the community Baltimore.

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OPP say police seized 529 marijuana plants with an estimated value of $529,000.

Geoffry Hodgson, 72, of Baltimore, Ont., and Rosario Visconti, 47, of Hamilton Township, were both arrested and charged with growing more than four plants at a home and possession for the purpose of distributing.

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Both were released and are scheduled to appear in court in Cobourg on Nov. 18.

OPP seized hundreds of marijuana plants from a property in Hamilton Township on Thursday.
OPP seized hundreds of marijuana plants from a property in Hamilton Township on Thursday. Northumberland OPP

OPP say the Central Region Emergency Response Team and canine unit assisted with the execution of the warrant.