Charges Laid in Connection to Cannabis Grow-op

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Four people are facing charges after a cannabis grow-op was discovered in Goodwood.

On Wednesday, August 4, 2021, members of the Drug Enforcement Unit concluded a cannabis grow investigation in relation to the property of on Durham Regional Hwy 47 in Goodwood. Through investigation, it was determined that one license had been issued for this location for 463 plants, designated for indoor growing only. Investigators found eight temporary greenhouse structures on the property.

Members of the DEU executed a search warrant without issue and four individuals were arrested. As a result of the search, more than 2,000 cannabis plants were removed from the scene. These plants were found both inside and outside on the property. More than 1,000 pounds of dried cannabis was also located–some of which was located packaged within vacuum-sealed bags and believed to be ready for distribution.

In addition, Animal Welfare Services were contacted and attended the scene due to dogs and puppies living in improper conditions.

Hoan TU, age 43 of Uxbridge, Quan FU, age 46 of Markham, Tat-Wai LEI, age 41 of Markham, and Miner LIN, age 49 of Vancouver, are charged with Unauthorized Production under the Cannabis Act.

If anyone has any new information pertaining to this incident, please contact D/ Cst. Baldini of the Drug Enforcement Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2204.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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