Police Bust College Avenue Marijuana Grow-Op

Winnipeg Police CrestA 51-year-old Winnipeg man is facing charges after police unexpectedly stumbled upon a marijuana grow-op in the 300 block of College Avenue.

While investigating another matter on Saturday morning, police found the residential grow-op and arrested the man without incident.

Police later seized 43 marijuana plants worth an estimated $48,160, 6.5 lbs. of dry marijuana worth an estimated $16,250, grow-op equipment worth $2,700. and $2,160 in Canadian currency.

The suspect was released on a promise to appear.