OPP SEIZES OVER 2100 CANNABIS PLANTS NORTH OF BROCKVILLE

OPP SEIZES OVER 2100 CANNABIS PLANTS NORTH OF BROCKVILLE

OCTOBER 1, 2020 – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) have seized more than 2100 cannabis plants in Elizabethtown-Kitley Township, north of Brockville.

CSCU officers, along with members of the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and OPP Canine Unit executed a warrant on September 30, 2020 at a location on Kavanagh Road.

In addition to the plants, which were being grown outdoors, officers seized over two kilograms of harvested cannabis, as well as a 22-calibre rifle, generators and a variety of growing equipment. Officers also located a large indoor growing operation that was no longer in operation. One person was arrested at the scene.

Yoon Fatt LOO, age 60 of Elizabethtown-Kitley Township is charged under section 12(4)(b) of the Cannabis Act with Cultivate, propagate or harvest more than four cannabis plants and section 86(1) of the Criminal Code with Carless storage of a firearm.

The accused has been remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville on October 1, 2020.

Hydro One was called to the location and determined some electrical wiring was unsafe. The power was disconnected.



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