Police in Ontario served two search warrants in Casselman on August 11, seizing suspected cannabis, cannabis plants, and cash.
Casselman is about a half hour east of Ottawa.
The Russell County OPP were assisted by the Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET), the East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), the Emergency Response Team (ERT), and the Canine Unit.
One man, a 37-year-old man from Casselman, was charged with:
- Possession for the purpose of distributing CA 9(2) (two counts)
- Cultivate, propagate or harvest a cannabis plant that is from seed or plant material that is illicit cannabis (or offer to do so) CA 12(4)(a) (two counts)
- Cultivate, propagate or harvest more than four cannabis plants CA 12(4)(b) (two counts)
- Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 – in Canada CC 354(1)(a)
The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal on September 14, 2022.
Police released several photos of cash, suspected cannabis, and cannabis plants in various stages of growth.