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Sudburians busted in Henvey Inlet as OPP raids of First Nations pot dispensaries continue

Three arrested and charged as police seize nearly $200K in cannabis products
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Three Greater Sudbury men are facing charges as the OPP continue to raid cannabis dispensaries in First Nations communities.

On Jan. 4, police raided two dispensaries in Henvey Inlet First Nation, located south of Greater Sudbury, seizing $33,730 worth of cannabis products from one, as well as $229 in Canadian currency, and $157,230 worth of products from the other, as well as $3,250 in currency.

Charged are three men. A 39-year-old from Sudbury and a 20-year-old from Valley East each face a charge of possession of cannabis for the purpose of selling. A 39-year-old Sudbury man faces a charge of allowing property to be used for unlawful sale or distribution.

The raid was conducted by the Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the North East Region Community Street Crimes Unit (CSCU), West Parry Sound Crime Unit and the West Parry Sound Detachment.

All three were released on promises to appear. All are to appear in court in Parry Sound on Feb. 28.