Project Lincoln sees 80 Canna Clinic employees charged in Toronto and Vancouver

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

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.

Search warrants were executed at seven Canna Clinics and six residences in the Toronto area and six locations in Vancouver. A total of 80 Canna Clinic employees were arrested, charged, and released on scene.

It is alleged the following was seized:

– one vehicle
– 178 kg marijuana
– 48 kg THC edibles
– 6.8 kg shatter
– 19 kg cannabis resin
– in excess of $350,000 (Canadian) cash

On Thursday, June 22, 2017, at approximately 12:45 pm., officers executed a search warrant at Canna Clinic at 350 Broadview Avenue

On the same day, at approximately 1:55 p.m., officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the Harbour Square and Queen’s Quay area

On the same day, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers executed a search warrant at Canna Clinic at 1556 Queen Street West

On the same day, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the Cowan Avenue and King Street West area

On the same day, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers executed a search warrant at Canna Clinic at 2887 Dundas Street West

On the same day, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the Fort York Boulevard and Spadina Avenue area

On the same day, at 10:31 a.m., officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the Cherry Street and Mill Streetarea

On the same day, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the Queen Street West and Dowling Avenue area

On the same day, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the Harbour Square and Queen’s Quay West area

On the same day, at approximately 10:30 am., officers executed a search warrant at Canna Clinic at 44 Kensington Avenue

On the same day, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers executed a search warrant at a Canna Clinic at 213 Ossington Avenue

On the same day, at approximately 10:45 am., officers executed a search warrant at Canna Clinic at 2352 Yonge Street

On the same day, at approximately 3:05 pm., officers executed a search warrant at Canna Clinic at 527 Eglinton Avenue West

On the same day, officers executed search warrants in British Columbia: in the McFarland Road and Reginald Drive, Denman Island area, in the Prince Albert Street and East 30th Avenue, Vancouver area, in the Nelson Street and Burrand Street, Vancouver area, in the Granville Street and West 13th Avenue, Vancouver area, in the West 4th Avenue and Balsam Street, Vancouver area, and in the Hornby Street and Nelson Street, Vancouver area.

Sterling McElroy, 28, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Trafficking schedule II (cannabis)
2) three counts of PFP schedule II (cannabis)
3) Trafficking schedule II (cannabis resin)
4) two counts of PFP schedule II (cannabis resin)
5) three counts of Possession of proceeds
6) Breach of Recognizance

He was scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Friday, June 23, 2017, 10 a.m.

Yacob Issayas, 28, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Possession of Substance II for the Purpose of Trafficking

He was scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Friday, June 23, 2017, 10 a.m.

Diane MacInnis, 29, of Toronto, was arrested. She is charged with:

1) Possession of Substance II for the Purpose of Trafficking
2) Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime

She was scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Friday, June 23, 2017, 10 a.m.

Tanya Althea Crail, 24, of Toronto, was arrested. She is charged with:

1) Possession of Substance II for the Purpose of Trafficking
2) Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime

She was scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Friday, June 23, 2017, 10 a.m.

Caitlan Campbell, 23, of Vancouver, was arrested. She is charged with:

1) Possession of Substance II for the Purpose of Trafficking
2) Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime

She was scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Friday, June 23, 2017, 10 a.m.

Theodora Crane, 24, of Vancouver, was arrested. She is charged with:

1) Possession of Substance II for the Purpose of Trafficking CDSA
2) Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime

She was scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Friday, June 23, 2017, 10 a.m.