Four Charged in Guelph Medical Pot Club Bust

The founder of The Medical Cannabis Club of Guelph is among four people charged with drug trafficking following a bust Thursday.

Rade Kovecevic, 24, is charged with six counts of trafficking marijuana; four counts of trafficking hashish; two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and one count of drug production.

He was charged after city police searched the club, at 62 Baker St., as well as residences on Dublin Street and London Road.

More than 20 kilograms of dried marijuana were recovered by police as well as several vials of ground marijuana, 258 marijuana plants and a quantity of marijuana-laced muffins, scones, cakes and cookies. Police estimated the value of seized drug items at in excess of $100,000.

Nicole Freeborn, 31, of Guelph, is charged with one count of possession for the purpose of trafficking.

Scot Gilbert, 27, of Guelph, is charged with six counts of trafficking marijuana; two counts of trafficking hashish; two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and one count of drug production.

Eitan Gallant, 24, of Guelph, is charged with three counts of trafficking marijuana; one count of trafficking hashish; two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and one count of drug production.

All suspects are to appear today for a bail hearing.

– Article from Guelph Mercury.

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