Project Gator Arrests

By TPSnews Staff,
Toronto Police Service
Published: 3:23 p.m. March 9, 2017

Illegal marijuna dispensaries were targeted in three cities across the country.

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TPS Crest at 23 Division Station

During the morning of March 9, a total of 11 Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrants were executed in Toronto, Hamilton and Vancouver as part of Project Gator, a Toronto Police Service project targeting an illegal marijuana dispensary. 

In Toronto, warrants were executed at the following Cannabis Culture locations: 

- 461 Church Street 
- 801 Queen Street West 
- 711 Queen Street East 
- 365 King Street West 
- 3440 Lake Shore Boulevard West 

In Hamilton, a warrant was executed at the following Cannabis Culture location: 

- 275 King Street East 

In Vancouver, a warrant was executed at the following Cannabis Culture location: 

- 307 West Hastings Street 

In addition, warrants were executed at private residences in Toronto, Stoney Creek and Vancouver. 

Marc Emery, 59, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with: 

1) Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence 
2) three counts of Trafficking Schedule II 
3) five counts of Possession for the Purpose Schedule II 
4) five counts of Possession Proceeds of Crime 
5) Fail-to-Comply Recognizance 


Jodie Emery, 32, of Vancouver, was arrested and charged with: 

1) Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence 
2) Trafficking Schedule II 
3) Possession for the Purpose Schedule II 
4) two counts of Possession Proceeds of Crime 


Chris Goodwin, 37, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with: 

1) Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence 
2) Possession for the Purpose Schedule II 
3) Possession Proceeds of Crime 


Erin Goodwin, 31, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with: 

1) Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence 
2) Fail-to-Comply Recognizance 


Britney Guerra, 29, of Stoney Creek, was arrested and charged with: 

1) Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence 
2) three counts of Possession for the Purpose Schedule II 
3) three counts of Possession Proceeds of Crime 

The five arrested are scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Friday, March 10, 2017, 10 a.m., room 103. 

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