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RCMP Bust Multiple Grow-Ops Valued at $2.3 Million

October 2, 2009 11:55 AM | News

Marijuana Grow-Op

Manitoba RCMP busted three marijuana grow-ops on Thursday after executing several search warrants on multiple residences in connection with a 10-month investigation.

The first was in the RM of St. Andrews, followed by a bust in Winnipeg and in the RM of Coldwell.

1,900 marijuana plants in various stages of growth were seized, along with approximately 1 pound of processed marijuana and around $15,000 cash. The total value of drugs seized is approximately $2.3 million.

RCMP have arrested a 40-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man from Winnipeg, a 38-year-old man, 40-year-old man, 41-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman also from Winnipeg. All suspects face numerous drug charges.

RCMP handout photo

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