Charges Laid In Unauthorized Marihuana Dispensaries

Posted On Thursday April 11, 2019

Region of Peel– The Vice, Narcotics and Street Level Organized Crime Unit investigated illicit dispensaries operating within the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton. 

During the week of April 1, 2019 to April 5, 2019 officers conducted searches and executed search warrants at 4 separate locations.  These illicit dispensaries were operating in the following areas;

  • Queen Street East and Lynch Street area of Brampton,
  • Hurontario Street and Dundas Street, Mississauga,
  • Dundas Street West and Cook Street, Mississauga, and
  • Dundas Street East and Haines Road, Mississauga.

Ten individuals were charged under the 2017 Cannabis Control Act for “Unlawfully Selling Cannabis Other Than Authorized Dealer.”  The individuals charged are:

  • A 28 year-old man, Giovanni Delahaye, from Brampton,
  • A 36 year-old woman, Chantelle Poulin-Stocking, from Brampton,
  • A 26 year-old woman, Tayesha Mackinnon, from Mississauga. 
  • A 27 year-old man, Luis Gutierrez-Sanchez from Milton,
  • A 22 year-old woman, Alysha Eccles, from Brampton,
  • A 26 year-old man, Dylan Mahon, from Toronto, 
  • A 25 year-old woman, Natalie Parra-Mendez, from Toronto,
  • A 19 year-old woman, Natasha Parra-Mendez , from Toronto,
  • A 26 year-old man, Amir Kadic, from Mississauga, and
  • A 28 year-old man, Michael Johnson from Toronto.

The charged individuals will be attending the Provincial Offences Court in May 2019. 

Officers seized 5.8 kilograms of illicit marihuana that was packaged and ready for sale. 

Police would like to remind the public that there is currently one authorized cannabis store front retailer in the Region of Peel, which is located in the area of Main Street South and Nanwood Drive in the City of Brampton.  Any other individuals or storefront locations selling cannabis are committing Provincial and Federal offences. 

Anyone who may have information pertaining to this matter are asked to call the Vice, Narcotics and Street Level Organized Crime Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3515. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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