Nearly 1,000 Pot Plants Seized

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Provincial police say a fire on the Oneida First Nation led them to a marijuana growing operation.

A number of policeĀ and fire services responded to a call about a fireĀ near a building on Bodkin Road on Friday afternoon. As a result of the investigation, police discovered a grow-op with almost a thousand plants.

Clifton Smith, 24, of Oneida First Nation was arrested and charged with marijuana production.