Wainfleet grow op uncovered by NRP

Niagara Regional Police have uncovered a marijuana grow operation in Wainfleet. 

During the month of August police started watching a rural Willford Road greenhouse and a recent search resulted in the seizure of 668 marijuana plants. 

Two men were also arrested inside the greenhouse and face possession charges. 

Police confirmed the location is not authorized by Health Canada to possess or produce marihuana.

Charged with Production of a Schedule II Substance and Possession of a Schedule II Substance is De Jun ZHENG 30,  of North York.

Charged with Production of a Schedule II Substance and Possession of a Schedule II Substance is Xuezhe JIN 31, of Scarborough.

Both ZHENG and JIN were released from custody with a pending court date.