Five people are charged with cannabis after the OPP raided an allegedly illegal cannabis production facility in Northumberland County on Friday.
According to the Northumberland OPP, officials carried out an investigation into a cannabis law arrest warrant on property on Telefonstrasse north of the village of Colborne in the parish of Alnwick-Haldimand, about 30 kilometers east of Cobourg.
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The investigators confiscated the following items on the property:
- 6,281 cannabis plants valued at $ 6.2 million
- 6,617 cannabis clones with a potential street value of $ 6.6 million
- 4,815 pounds of cannabis flowers with a potential street value of $ 21.8 million
- 2,200 pounds of cannabis shake worth a potential street value of $ 498,300
- a 2021 Ford F150 pickup truck
- a Case skid steer loader
- $ 8,200 in cash
As a result of the investigation, five people were arrested. Adbul Mian, 78, and Asif Mian, 27, both from Alnwick-Haldimand, as well as Bao Feng, 51, from York, and Gian Sun, 32, and Chuang Zhang, 24, both from Scarborough, were charged with cannabis possession, respectively Purposes of distribution and cultivation of illegal cannabis.
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They have been released and due to appear in court in Cobourg on October 20, OPP said.
Members of the Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team of the OPP, the Street Crime Units of the communities of Northumberland and Peterborough and the Emergency Response Team of the Central Region were involved in the investigation.
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