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    Crime Stoppers president charged in $3M pot bust

    The president of an Ontario chapter of Crime Stoppers was forced out of his position this week, after police charged him in connection with a large marijuana grow-operation.

    Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers voted Thursday, to remove Jon-Paul Fuller the day after Ontario Provincial Police raided greenhouses in Leamington, Ont.

    Police said they found more than 2,900 marijuana plants with an estimated value of $2.9 million, along with 41 kilograms of harvested marijuana worth about $180,000.

    “It’s difficult to accept, very shocking, but nonetheless we’re moving forward,” said Charlie Hotham, who preceded Fuller as president and was reinstated on Thursday.

    …a little more…

    http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/crime-stoppers-president-charged-in-3m-pot-bust-1.3086680?

    Another “only in Canada” moment in time.

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