Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Massive illegal pot bust - Project Gainsborough

OPP and the London Police Service busted a criminal organization selling illegal cannabis around the world. Crooks operated an illegal cannabis website with delivery to London, Kitchener, Hamilton and Toronto, and was involved in exporting across Canada and to Europe and South America. Among many other things, cops seized 495 kg of cannabis resin/oil, 7,166 kg of illegal pot, weapons and $53k in cash. Two cannabis extraction labs, one in Brampton and the other near London were dismantled. Project Gainsborough began in June 2020 and resulted in 118 charges against 21.
Among those busted was Ryan Kyle, 44. He bills himself as CEO & Co-Founder at Medical Cannabis Resource Group "a vertically integrated cultivation and research company operating a diverse group of business units." HERE
Jorge Godoy-Velasquez, 40, faces 20 charges.