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North Bay Drug Unit helps with Sprucedale drug bust

Friday, January 17, 2014   by: Kate Adams

OPP News Release

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Sprucedale - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), North Bay Drug Unit supported by OPP Almaguin Highlands Detachment, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Search Warrant at a residence in Sprucedale.

As a result of this investigation an indoor marihuana growing operation was dismantled. 

451 cannabis marihuana plants, 673 grams of marihuana along with $1,100 cash and growing equipment were seized. 

One adult was arrested and is currently being held in custody pending a bail hearing.

The street value of the drugs seized is $464,000.

CHARGED IS:

Arthur BLACKWOOD, age 54, of Sprucedale

Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purposes of Trafficking -1 Count

Production of a Controlled Substance – 1 Count

Possession of a Controlled Substance – 2 Counts

Possession of Property Obtained by Crime – 1 Count

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Every single time you report on a story about marijuana you spell it incorrectly. It's very distracting and unprofessional. please note the spelling or use spell-check? Thank you.
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