Police Bust St. Vital Marijuana Grow-Op

Winnipeg Police CrestA 67-year-old Winnipeg man was arrested Wednesday after police busted a marijuana grow-op in the St. Vital area.

Police executed a search warrant in the 1000 block of St. Mary’s Road, where they found 55 marijuana plants worth an estimated $61,600.

Also seized was grow operation equipment valued at $7,000, dry marijuana worth $80 and $3,145 in Canadian currency.

Police say the water meter was also removed, allowing the suspect to steal water for the operation.

The man faces several charges and was released on a promise to appear.

— Staff


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