OPP have once again seized thousands of cannabis plants in the Lennox and Addington region from an illegal cannabis grow op.
Police say on Aug. 25, OPP executed search warrants at two locations on Goodyear Road in Napanee, where they seized 4,000 illegal cannabis plants.
Police say they also seized 500 grams of hashish, nearly $5,000 in cash, a 22-calibre revolver, a crossbow and a variety of equipment used for production of cannabis, including 2020 pickup truck and a tractor.
Six people were arrested.
OPP jointly charged Xing Chun Chen, 54 ,of Napanee, Xioa Lie Geng, 41, of Greenfield Park, Que., and Jing Feng Jiang, 46, of Toronto with cultivating, propagating or harvesting more than four cannabis plants, possession of proceeds obtained by crime an unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon.
OPP also jointly charged Jing Fei Cao, 33, Yun Ying Cao, 65, and Yingzhao CUI, 43, all of Napanee with cultivating, propagating or harvesting more than four cannabis plants and possession of proceeds obtained by crime.
These arrests mirror two other recent drug bust operations carried out in the region over the past month.
On Aug. 15, OPP executed search warrants at four locations in Stone Mills Township near Enterprise, seizing 7,100 cannabis plants worth more than $10,000, according to the OPP. Police say four vehicles were also confiscated from the various locations.
Thirteen people were arrested and charged.