Cash, plants and processed cannabis seized in South Frontenac

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Six individuals are facing charges after processed cannabis, cannabis plants, and cash were seized by Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) at a property in South Frontenac.

According to a release from the OPP, dated Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, members of the Ontario Provincial Police East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) have seized over 600 cannabis plants in South Frontenac Township.

CSCU members, along with members of the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) and OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a warrant on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 at a location on Battersea Road, northeast of Battersea, OPP said in the release. 

In addition to over 600 cannabis plants, officers also seized over 90-kilograms of processed cannabis, approximately $500 in cash, as well as growing and processing equipment. 

According to OPP, these individuals were arrested at the location and have been charged with Cultivate propagate or harvest more than four cannabis plants:

  • Bi Long Chen, age 36 of Aurora
  • Ming Chen, age 42 of Unionville
  • Jian Feng Lin, age 33 of Scarborough
  • Xing Lin age 37 of Markham
  • Qiang Wang, age 42 of Markham
  • Zong Hang Zou, age 30 of Whitechurch-Stoufville

All accused persons were released on an undertaking and are scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Kingston in November 2020.

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