Police bust Brantford grow-op
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Jan 15, 2013  |  Vote 0    0

Police bust Brantford grow-op

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Staff Report BRANT NEWS Brantford police seized more than $275,000 worth of marijuana and illegal weapons after dismantling a grow-op on Monday night. Police say the street crime unit executed a search warrant at a Charing Cross Street residence at about 10 p.m. and found 276 marijuana plants, a small amount of dried marijuana and a vial of hash oil in the home. Investigators also seized a set of brass knuckles and a working Taser during the search. The estimated street value of the mature pot plants is $276,000. Brass knuckles and Tasers are prohibited weapons in Canada. A 52-year-old Charing Cross Street man is charged with production of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for the purposes of trafficking, two counts of possession of a controlled substance and two counts of unauthorized possession of a weapon. A 41-year-old Charing Cross Street man is charged with production of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for the purposes of trafficking and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.

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