Suspect arrested in contraband cannabis raid in North Glengarry

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) SD&G Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) have seized over 150 cannabis plants in North Glengarry Township.

CSCU officers, along with members of the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and OPP members of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Detachment executed a warrant on May 26 at a location on Dalhousie Street in Glen Robertson.

In addition to the cannabis plants, officers also seized dried cannabis, cannabis resin, contraband cigarettes and ammunition. A 58 year-old North Glengarry resident was arrested and charged with;

–             Cultivate, propagate or harvest more than four cannabis plants

–             Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition

–             Careless storage of firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Alexandria on July 7.

James Morgan

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