Four people face charges after a cannabis grow-op was discovered in Goodwood.
On Aug. 4, Durham Regional Police concluded an investigation in relation to a property on Durham Regional Highway 47 in Goodwood. Police say one license had been issued for this location, allowing for 463 plants, designated for indoor growing only.
Police found eight temporary greenhouse structures located on the property.
Upon execution of a search warrant, four people were arrested, more than 2000 cannabis plants were removed from the scene and more than 1000 pounds of dried cannabis was seized. Police say some of the dried cannabis was found packaged within vacuum-sealed bags and believed to be ready for distribution.
Furthermore, Animal Welfare Services were contacted and attended the scene due to dogs and puppies allegedly living in improper conditions, according to police.
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.