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Marijuana dispensary search warrant executed,
Canna Clinic, 213 Ossington Avenue



Broadcast time: 15:29
Thursday, June 29, 2017

14 Division
416-808-1400

Case #: 2017-1157784


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of arrests in a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act investigation.

On Wednesday June 28, 2017, a search warrant was executed at Canna Clinic at 213 Ossington Avenue. Eight Canna Clinic employees were arrested. A search warrant had been executed at the same location on Thursday June 22, 2017, as part of Project Lincoln.

It is alleged that the following was seized during the execution of the search warrant:

- 908.12 grams of marijuana oil
- 73.52 grams of shatter
- 8.3 kilograms of marijuana
- 42.7 grams hash
- $4,941 Canadian currency

Petro Merkulov, 21, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Possession schedule ii substance
2) Possession for the purpose trafficking schedule ii substance
3) Possession proceeds of crime (under $5000)


Pabo Ogunlesi, 22, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Possession schedule ii substance
2) Possession for the purpose trafficking schedule ii substance
3) Possession proceeds of crime (under $5000)


Grad Murray, 29, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Possession schedule ii substance
2) Possession for the purpose trafficking schedule ii substance
3) Possession proceeds of crime (under $5000)
4) Fail to comply recognizance (peace bond)


Kavan Benthien, 28, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Possession schedule ii substance
2) Possession for the purpose trafficking schedule ii substance
3) Possession proceeds of crime (under $5000)
4) Fail to comply recognizance


Eric On, 23, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Possession schedule ii substance
2) Possession for the purpose trafficking schedule ii substance
3) Possession proceeds of crime (under $5000)


Ruth-Lande Henry, 21, of Toronto, was arrested. She is charged with:

1) Possession schedule ii substance
2) Possession for the purpose trafficking schedule ii substance
3) Possession proceeds of crime (under $5000)


Joshua Hakimi, 23, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Possession schedule ii substance
2) Possession for the purpose trafficking schedule ii substance
3) Possession proceeds of crime (under $5000)


Katherine Klippenstein, 27, of Toronto, was arrested. She is charged with:

1) Possession schedule ii substance
2) Possession for the purpose trafficking schedule ii substance
3) Possession proceeds of crime (under $5000)


They were all scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Thursday, June 29, 2017, 10 a.m.


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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Kristal McCullough, 14 Division