An international investigation into illicit cannabis exported from Canada to Europe that began two years ago has led to four men from Surrey and Langley being charged.
In June 2018, B.C. RCMP investigators—with assistance from the Canada Border Services Agency, the RCMP Liaison Office in the Hague, and the customs and excise division of Belgian Federal Public Service Finance—launched an investigation into illicit cannabis exports.
On June 18, 2019, investigators used five search warrants in Langley, Surrey, and Delta.
In Langley and Surrey, officers seized an unspecified large amount of Canadian currency, five vehicles, 12 firearms, over 1,180 kilograms of dried cannabis, and over 5,300 cannabis plants.
The medical license for the facility in which the plants were seized permitted a maximum of 300 plants.
In Delta, the federal RCMP Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response team (CLEAR) seized an amount of the fentanyl precursor chemical Aniline.
B.C. RCMP announced today…