Article by OrilliaMatters
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
Uniform members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a farm on Concession Road 6 East, Tiny Township at 11:16 a.m. April 19, 2021 to investigate a number of complaints from area residents of a possible cannabis grow operation.
Officers located several buildings on the property with signs of a cannabis grow operation in progress and requested assistance from the detachment Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU). Further investigation resulted in the Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET) being contacted to lead the investigation that resulted in a Cannabis Act search warrant being executed on April 20, 2021 at the property.
Investigators discovered a professional, high-quality installation that was in the process of growing a large number of cannabis plants in various stages of development along with further mass production facilities were in the process of being constructed.
- 9207 Cannabis plants
- 2448 clones
- 80 lbs of Cannabis bud
- a loaded and insecure .22 calibre rifle
At this time no charges have been issued and the investigation continues.
Investigators also wish to warn of the mould-related health risk issues often found in buildings used as grow operations.