Killaloe OPP executed a search warrant that lead to the seizure of drugs and firearms.
The warrant was executed Wednesday on Cormac Road. The raid included members of Killaloe OPP, members of the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau and the Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team. Police say they seized over 100 cannabis plants during the raid. They say they also obtained a large quantity of processed or partially processed cannabis. Officers also seized three prohibited weapons, a number of firearms and a motorcycle.
A 38 year old woman and a 37 year old man from Bonnechere Valley have been charged under the Federal Cannabis Act for two counts of possession and one count of cultivation. They have also been charged with a slew of firearm charges, including possession of a restricted firearm, loaded restricted firearm, five counts of careless storage, unsafe storage of ammunition, three counts possession of a prohibited weapon and altering and destroying a vehicle number. The male suspect is also charged with possession of explosives, a crossbow, and ammunition while prohibited. He is also charged with six counts of possession of a firearm while prohibited.
Both of the accused have remained in custody. They are scheduled to appear in count in Renfrew on Monday. OPP say that they are leading an enforcement strategy to crack down on illegal cannabis operations. They say they want to focus on dismantling crime groups, remove illegal cannabis enterprises and eliminate illegal cannabis supply.