OPP say they seized $1.3 million in cannabis plants from Stirling-Rawdon, Ont. grow-op

Central Hastings OPP say they seized 2,000 cannabis plants from an illegal grow-op in Stirling-Rawdon, Ont. The plants are estimated to be worth more than a million dollars. OPP

Central Hastings OPP confiscated thousands of cannabis plants in a drug raid in Stirling-Rawdon, Ont.

According to Central Hastings OPP, along with officers with the provincial joint forces cannabis team, searched a property on Cooke Road on Thursday morning.

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During that raid, OPP seized 2,000 cannabis plants, which they estimate to be worth $1.3 million.

Police also arrested two people, Phuc Dau Mac, 66, of Markham, and Wei Kuan Lee, 59, of Toronto.

Both face charges of growing illicit cannabis, growing cannabis not within their own dwelling, and possession of cannabis for the purpose of distributing.

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OPP bust multi-million-dollar marijuana grow operations

The men were released on bail and are scheduled to appear at a Belleville court on Aug. 9.


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