POT TV – Tuesday, agents have the collar of eight people, including Enrico Bouchard, who had sold seeds to growers of cannabis. Bouchard, 44, was also intercepted by the police in the afternoon and was arrested at the airport in Montreal, Tuesday afternoon while returning from a trip to Europe. As part of the investigation, police were also able to determine that an individual would have installed ventilation systems in several plantations. Canada: http://drugpolicycentral.com/
Nearly 80 SQ officers and police in Quebec City and Lévis participated in the strike on Tuesday morning, in collaboration with the Office of the fight proceeds of crime, Hydro-Québec and Revenu Québec. Operation Harvest has been dismantling about 40 domestic greenhouses since January, including a Councillor of St. Francis Island d’Orléans, Micheline Darveau, 61, and Councillor’s son, Yannick Bouchard, 37.
Since the beginning of the investigation dubbed Harvest dedicated to stop the cultivation of cannabis in indoor greenhouses, fifty people were arrested in the regions of Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches and Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean and forty greenhouses were dismantled.
So far, 12,700 plants, 180,000 grams of casseroles, 470 kg of cannabis, $37,000 and growing equipment for the production of cannabis were seized. SQ said they blocked property and equipment valued at $2 million.
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UPDATE: The defendants remain held
QUEBEC – Individuals arrested on Tuesday in the wake of the harvest operation launched by the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) all parade Wednesday before a judge and they will come back next week for their investigation of release.
The owner of Hydro South Shore and Hydrobec in Sainte-Foy, Dany Belley, 39 shops, appeared alongside Mathieu Deblois and Tommy Chouinard, 31, Jonathan Dion, 28, Enrico Bouchard, 44, Jean- François Mathieu Fortin, 35, and Vincent Pelletier.
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