HomePolice and Court

Police bust up Espanola grow op

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | Dec 20, 2013 - 4:00 PM |


The Ontario Provincial Police seized an estimated $207,569 in marijuana on Dec. 19 from a grow op at a home in Espanola.

An adult and a young person were arrested when officers from the OPP's Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), Sudbury Drug Enforcement Unit, the Espanola Police Service, Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service, United Chiefs and Council (UCCM) of Manitoulin, Anishnaabe Police Service and members of the Manitoulin Island OPP found 207 pot plants, 40 grams of pot, packaging material, a debt list and grow equipment.

Both suspects have been charged with production of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance for the purposes of trafficking. They were both released from custody and will appear in court in February 2014.

Reader's Feedback

NorthernLife.ca may contain content submitted by readers, usually in the form of article comments. All reader comments and any opinions, advice, statements or other information contained in any messages posted or transmitted by any third party are the responsibility of the author of that message and not of NorthernLife.ca. The fact that a particular message is posted on or transmitted using this web site does not mean that NorthernLife.ca has endorsed that message in any way or verified the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message. We encourage visitors to NorthernLife.ca to report any objectionable content by using the "report abuse" link found in the comments section of this web site. Comment Guidelines

comments powered by Disqus

Most Popular

Local Business Directory