Article by David Yasvinski, Growth Op
Big grow-ops can sprout in small places.
Ontario police put a dent in the province’s resilient black market this week, arresting 11 people and seizing 8,000 pot plants in the small township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan.
The Monday raid, which involved members of the Ontario Provincial Police’s street crime unit, organized crime enforcement bureau, emergency response team and canine unit, also uncovered a large amount of processed cannabis, more than $10,000 in cash and two rifles, according to the Kingston Whig-Standard.
The following people, all from in and around Toronto, were taken into custody at, or near, the scene: Chengdi LI, 53; Shaobin OU, 52; Xianbao OU, 57; Shi Kai OU, 32; Wang Rong ZOU, 57; Guiying CHEN, 53; Rui Bin LIN, 66; Shuxia WANG, 51; Chunyi LI, 63; Tiandong LIU, 66; and Jing OU, 18.