Police seize thousands of marijuana plants in Adamston/Bromley township

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RENFREW – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Eastern Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) has made a large illicit drug seizure in Renfrew. Three people from Scarborough have been arrested and charged in connection with the seizure.

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On Thursday, May 5, members of the Street Crime Unit, Organized Crime Unit, Provincial Asset Forfeiture Unit, Provincial Joint Cannabis Enforcement Team, the Contraband Tobacco Enforcement Team and the Emergency Response Team, assisted by officers from the Ontario Provincial Police Renfrew Detachment, executed a search warrant at a property located on the Highway 132 in Adamston/Bromley Township. Three people were arrested there.

An Ontario Provincial Police photo of a marijuana grow operation in Adamston Bromley Township where thousands of plants were seized on Thursday May 5th. Ontario Provincial Police Photos jpg, PM

Police seized over 7,600 cannabis marihuana plants and approximately 200 grams of dried cannabis marihuana, along with Canadian currency and other property related to this investigation.

Wei Lin, 39, Xing Xiao, 60, and Junjie Xue, 59, all of Scarborough, were each charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, growing, propagating or harvesting over four plants at a time in a dwelling. home, and from cultivating, propagating or harvesting any Cannabis plant in any place other than their dwelling place.

Each of the accused was released on a promise to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on July 6, 2022.

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