Six Nations Police charge five in raid on alleged marijuana dispensary

Six Nations Police had a two story building on Highway 54 blocked off Tuesday and refused to comment on any connection to medical marijuana sales. (Photo by Lynda Powless)

MIDDLEPORT-  Six Nations Police have charged five people  and seized products containing marijuana after raiding a business on Highway 54 Tuesday.

Police raided the business  Medixinal at 1147 Highway 54   Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 6:00 P.M.  Police said the “sole purpose of this business was the illegal sale and distribution of marijuana and cannabis products.”

Police said they seized a substantial amount of consumable products such as cookies, candies, pills and tea bags, all advertised as containing THC. Also seized was several pounds of marijuana  along with needles containing liquid THC. All items seized were advertised for sale. An undisclosed amount of cash was also seized.

Six Nations Police arrested two people at the scene  Brian Troy Powless, 41,  of Ohsweken,  and Jason Kane, 45, of Hamilton . Both men were arrested and charged with Trafficking and Possession For The Purpose of Trafficking. Both were held in custody for a formal Bail Hearing.

Six Nations Police also arrested  and charged three more people found at the scene. Charged were Bradley Bacher, 39, of Jarvis, Joseph Mutton, 26, of Hamilton and Cuauhtemoc Salinas, 25 of Ohsweken.  All  three  were charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking and released on a promise to appear.

On the front of the  two story building that housed the business was a sign with the word Medixinal, surrounded by the words; relief, compassion, quality, recovery, performance and relax.

Six Nations Police said because of the  large quantity of items seized and the testing needed a dollar value of the seizure is not available at this time.

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