Two people are facing charges after police allegedly seized nearly 2,500 cannabis plants at an illegal grow op in Kawartha Lakes.
According to the OPP, officers executed a search warrant at a residence on Hickory Beach Road, near Fenelon Falls, Tuesday (March 23) that reportedly resulted in the seizure of 2,428 cannabis plants in various states of growth.
Huanya Sun, 36, of Markham has been charged with cultivate, propagate or harvest more than four cannabis plants) and ossession for the purpose of distributing under the Canabis Act.
Dang Hon Xiong, 50, has been charged with cultivate, propagate or harvest more than four cannabis plants under the Cannabis Act.
Both are scheduled to appear in Lindsay court on May 20.
“The Ontario Fire Marshalls office also attended the residence to conduct an investigation in relation to fire infractions,” a media release from police reads.