Police execute search warrant on illegal drug grow-op

Police
Posted on: January 15, 2018

On Friday January 12, 2018 members of the Smiths Falls Police Service executed a drug search
warrant on a commercial tenant, known as the Siloki Inc. at 361 Queen Street, Smiths Falls.

Police located a large scale grow-op inside the business. Police seized approximately 52
marijuana plants, a quantity of loose marijuana buds, production and growing materials.

Police located, arrested and charged 46 year old, Richard Peskett, of Smiths Falls, for Production
of a Schedule II substance and Possession of a Schedule II substance for the purpose of
trafficking.

The suspect was later released by way of a promise to appear in court and officer in charge
undertaking to answer to these charges.

The Smiths Falls Police Service urges anyone with further information regarding this incident, or
similar incidents, to contact our service at 613-283-0357. Information may be provided
anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).