Article by Sudbury Star
Three Sudbury-area men have been charged with selling pot illegally after police raided shops in Henvey Inlet, south of the city.
Members of an OPP cannabis enforcement team executed a search warrant Friday at an “illegal cannabis storefront” on Highway 69 in the First Nation, according to a release.
Police seized suspected cannabis bud, hash and edibles with an estimated street value of $33,730. Police also seized $229 in Canadian currency.
David Brennan, 39, from Sudbury, was arrested and charged with possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling.
The accused was released with a promise to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Parry Sound on Feb. 28.
Two more Sudbury-area people were charged in another raid on Henvey Inlet, also Friday at what police called an illegal cannabis storefront on Bekanon Road.
“As a result of the warrant being executed, police seized suspected cannabis bud, shatter and edibles. The estimated street value of the cannabis seized is approximately $157,230. Police also seized $3,250 of Canadian currency,” the OPP said in a release.
Jessie McAvoy, 20, of Valley East, was charged with possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling.