Norfolk County OPP seize $3.9 million in drugs

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Seven people have been charged and millions of dollars in drugs and cash seized after an investigation by the Ontario Provincial Police’s Norfolk detachment.

The OPP’s street crime unit and emergency response team raided a property in Townsend, about 30 minutes south of Brantford, on a search warrant.

Police arrested five males and two females, and recovered approximately $3.9 million in drugs, as well as $18,000 in Canadian cash, and three motor vehicles.

Marijuana plants seized from Townsend property in Norfolk County, Ont.

“Illegal marijuana production operations pose a real threat to both public and police safety and the OPP remains strongly committed to work within all of our communities across the province to stem the tide of illicit drugs,” said OPP detachment commander Insp. Zvonko Horvat.

Photos from the scene show not only packaged and dried marijuana, but also a large greenhouse full of the plants themselves.

Police have charged the following with production and possession of marijuana, as well as possession of proceeds of crime, in relation to the investigation:

Huangsheng Wu, 20, Hamilton, Ont.Jerry Lin, 24, Unionville, Ont.Shiyang Dong, 26, Markham, Ont.De Fei Wu, 47, Scarborough, Ont.Zeng Chen, 53, Toronto, Ont.Xue Chen, 46, Scarborough, Ont.Yi Zhen Li, 54, Scarborough, Ont.

The accused are slated to appear in court in Simcoe to answer to the charges. A date was not released by the OPP.

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