Three people are facing a number of charges after a huge number of cannabis plants were seized from a Simcoe, Ont., address on Wednesday.
The Ontario Provincial Police in Haldimand and Norfolk County were joined by a number of other police services to carry out a search warrant.
Police said they seized about $796,000 in cannabis plants and another $20,400 in processed cannabis. Three people were taken into custody without incident.
In a video posted on Twitter on Wednesday, Const. Ed Sanchuk appeared to be standing in a warehouse of some kind, surrounded by “hundreds of marijuana plants.”
Sanchuk said that the search warrant was carried out because of “ongoing community complaints.”
All three are charged with “possession of cannabis for the purpose of selling and cultivate, propagate or harvest cannabis plant at a place that is not their dwelling house,” a news release said.
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