Shelburne Police launched an investigation when they received information about a man in Shelburne producing and harvesting marijuana.
As a result of the investigation a search warrant was sought and executed at a residence in town on November 1st.
Shelburne police seized over 750 grams of marijuana, as well as a small amount of hash.
54 year old Michael Valentino of Shelburne was arrested and charged with 2 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, 1 count of Producing a Controlled Substance, and 1 count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking a Controlled Substance, all under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act of Canada.
The accused has held for a bail hearing to answer to the allegations.
If anyone has any information in relation to this case or any other matter, they are encouraged to contact the Shelburne Police Service at 519-925-3312 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestopperssdm.com.