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OPP EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANT AND SEIZE ILLEGAL DRUGS IN OTTAWA

OPP EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANT AND SEIZE ILLEGAL DRUGS IN OTTAWA

OTTAWA – The Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) and Ottawa Police Service executed search warrant this week in the City of Ottawa, Ontario resulting in criminal charges.

On Wednesday, June 12, 2019 officers searched a home on Oakfield Crescent in Ottawa. They seized a quantity of suspected dried cannabis and cannabis concentrates, including hash and edibles, worth approximately $123,000. Investigators also seized a large quantity of high-end cognac worth $3900 per bottle and designer purses and watches.

Thi Thu Huong PHAM, age 39 of Ottawa is charged with:

  • Possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling – Cannabis Act 10(2)
  • Possession of illicit cannabis – Cannabis Act 8(1)(b)
  • Possession of property obtained by crime – Criminal Code 354(1)(a)

Jack Skyler DAO, age 18 of Ottawa is charged with:

  • Possession of illicit cannabis – Cannabis Act 8(1)(b)

Celina PHAM, age 21 of Ottawa is charged with:

  • Possession of illicit cannabis – Cannabis Act 8(1)(b)

Ngoc Diep TRAN, age 35 of Ottawa is charged with:

  • Possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling – Cannabis Act 10(2)
  • Distribute illicit Cannabis – Cannabis Act 9(1)(a)
  • Possession of property obtained by crime – Criminal Code 354(1)(a)

All four accused have been released and are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Ottawa on July 30, 2019.

The OPP and its partners continue to work with communities and engage all stakeholders with respect to enforcement action on illegal cannabis storefronts.

The OPP is continuing to lead an enforcement strategy which includes other Ontario police services. This strategy will reflect actionable intelligence on illegal cannabis operations.

The focus of the strategy is to dismantle organized crime groups, eliminate the illegal cannabis supply, remove illegal cannabis enterprises such as store fronts and online, and target the proceeds of crime and assets.

Any person with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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