Two charged in $307,000 drug bust in South Dundas

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SOUTH DUNDAS – A South Dundas resident was charged in connection to a drug bust March 21st according to a release by the OPP.

On that date, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry detachment OPP officers, in conjunction with the Community Street Crime unit and the Emergency Response Team executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Search Warrant at a property on County Road 7 in South Dundas.

The search resulted in police ceasing the following:

  • 140 pounds of Cannabis;
  • 336 grams of Marijuana bud;
  • 84 Marijuana clone plants;
  • 9 Marijuana plants;
  • Hash Cannabis resin and oil;
  • And Methamphetamine (Crystal Meth).

Police estimate the street value of the drugs seized to be approximately $307,000.

Arrested and charged was Matthew Munro, 29, from South Dundas. A second individual was charged however the Crown withdrew those charges at a later date.

Munro was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, three counts of possession of a controlled substance, and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

Munro was released and was to  scheduled to appear at Morrisburg court May 1st.

Note – This article was modified on October 3, 2019 to reflect the withdrawal of charges by the Crown.

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