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By: Nick Liard

OPP have seized 3,100 marihuana plants from a property in Sables-Spanish River Township and arrested two in connection.

Officers from Sudbury and Espanola executed a search warrant after an investigation into a large scale outdoor growing operation.

The plants were at various stages of growth and valued at around 3.1 million dollars.

36-year old Fei Chen and 34-year old Kan Zhong, both of Markham were located on the property and arrested.

Both will appear in Espanola court on November 7th.

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