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RCMP Bust Second Grow-Op in Recent Weeks

September 21, 2009 3:00 PM | News

RCMPManitoba RCMP busted a grow-op in the RM of Elton on Sunday. Police seized 19 marijuana plants, 1/4 pound of marijuana, 2 sawed off shot guns, another shot gun and a rifle unsafely stored, and plenty of related growing and drug paraphernalia.

Police say they believe that the grow-op had been on going for several months due to the sophistication of the grow environment.

The estimated street value of the drugs seized is approximately $20,000.

One man from the RM of Elton faces drugs and weapons charges. He was released and will appear in Brandon court on November 12.

This is the second grow-op in recent weeks that was raided. On September 10, authorities busted an operation in the RM of Stuartburn.


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