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Police Raid Wellwood Grow-Op, Area Man Charged

March 21, 2013 2:22 PM | News

By Brian Schultz

Wellwood Marijuana Grow-Op

A marijuana grow-op in Wellwood was raided on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. (RCMP HANDOUT)

RCMP have laid charges against a 35-year-old Wellwood man after a sophisticated marijuana grow-op was discovered.

Carberry RCMP raided a home on Tuesday afternoon in Wellwood, Manitoba where they found 53 marijuana plants, 735 grams of marijuana leaves, 111 grams of raw marijuana bud, three grams of marijuana oil and a small quantity of cocaine.

The estimated value of the drugs is about $56,000 in addition to the equipment seized.

The man was released on a promise to appear in Brandon court on May 9.