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Project Lincoln,
Canna Clinic dispensaries re-open,
Police execute search warrants



Broadcast time: 19:54
Friday, July 7, 2017

53 Division
416-808-5300

Case #: 17-1093679


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of further enforcement of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act in relation to the Canna Clinic Dispensaries, at 527 Eglinton Avenue West, and 2352 Yonge Street.

Project Lincoln took place on Thursday, June 22, 2017, with the assistance of the RCMP, Vancouver Police Department and Toronto Municipal Licensing and Standards officers targeting illegal marijuana dispensaries.

See previous release.

It is alleged that:

- on Saturday, June 24, 2017, the above-mentioned Canna Clinics re-opened as illegal dispensaries

On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, officers from 53 Division executed a search warrant at the Canna Clinic at 527 Eglinton Avenue West.

It is alleged that a large amount of property was seized:

- in excess of $13,000
- over 22 lbs. of marijuana
- associated equipment required for the operation of the dispensary

The following people were charged:

Rocio Gomez Solar, 23, of Toronto
Christine Sylvia Dragos, of Toronto
Nicolette Daneiha Franklin, 22, of Toronto
Daniel Sol, 22, of Toronto
Keyanne Matthews, 26, of Toronto
Esron Duncan, 47, of Brampton
Hitarth Patel, 22, of Toronto

They are each charged with:

1) Possession for the purpose of trafficking a schedule II substance CDSA
2) Possession of proceeds of crime

They are scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall, on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.


On Thursday, June 29, 2017, officers from 53 Division executed another search warrant at the Canna Clinic at 2352 Yonge Street.

It is alleged that a large amount of property was seized, such as drug paraphernalia, cash, electronics, and other marijuana-related property.

The following people were charged:

Houston-Nambu Bongeli, 21, of Oshawa
Taylor Jonathan Henderson, 24, of Toronto
Shauna Kaye Alicia Green, 27, of Brampton
Adam Jonathan Miziolek, 27, of Toronto
Justin John Bishop-Salij, 27, of Toronto
Cypress Doreen Reid-Smith, 21, of Toronto
Omar Abdul-Kader, 25, of Toronto
Alderman James Bennett, 50, of Toronto

They are each charged with:

1) Possession for the purpose of trafficking a schedule II substance – CDSA
2) Possession of proceeds of crime

They are scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Thursday, August 24, 2017.


On Wednesday, July 5, 2017, officers from 53 Division executed a third CDSA search warrant at the Canna Clinic at 527 Eglinton Avenue West.

The following people were charged:

Sean Vernon Guptill, 37, of Toronto
Emmanuel Alejandro Herrera, 28, of Toronto
Shannon Marie Jones, 29, of Toronto
Zackery Scott Lucas, 22, of Toronto
Ali Amini, 38, of Toronto

They are each charged with:

1) Possession for the purpose of trafficking a schedule II substance – CDSA
2) Possession of proceeds of crime

They are scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall, on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

This investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Constable Timothy Somers, 53 Division