Brantford Police charge 18 people and seize almost $100 million in illegal cannabis

BRANTFORD, ONT-Brantford Police have arrested 18 people and seized almost $100 million in illegal cannabis after dismanteling a large-scale drug operation operating in an industrial building in the city. The investigation was launched by the Brantford Police Service Tactical Intelligence Generated Enforcement and Response Unit (TIGER) and Ontario Provincial Police Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET)was launched in July, 2023. The joint police forces  raided an industrial building on Moahwk Street near Crandell Avenue Wed., August 9, 2021 after obtaining a S.87 S.87 Cannabis Act search warrant . As a result of the search warrant, officers seized: 83,435 cannabis plants in various stages of growth, with an estimated value of $83,435,000 ($1000/plant) 5147.8 pounds of dried cannabis with an estimated street value of $12,869,500 (if sold by the pound) Total…

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