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OPP seize more than $1.2M worth of cannabis in Quinte West

Quinte West OPP seized and charged two Markham residents who were found with over 70 pounds of dried cannabis and 1,100 plants on Harrington Road in Quinte West. Global News

Quinte West OPP have charged two people from Markham, Ont., after confiscating a large amount of dried cannabis in the city.

On Monday morning, officers found 71 pounds of dried cannabis after searching a building on Harrington Road in Quinte West.

The Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team, Quinte West OPP and the OPP’s Emergency Response Team also found over 1,100 cannabis plants with a total value equating to $1,200,000.

Read more: ‘Project Renewal’ confiscates $7M worth of cannabis plants in Belleville, Ont.

Kongyong Ni, 34, has also been charged with failing to comply with a release order, and was scheduled to appear in bail court on Tuesday. The other accused, 58-year-old Yi Li, is scheduled to appear in court on May 31.

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