St. Vital Resident Charged in Marijuana Grow-Op Bust

St. Vital Resident Charged in Marijuana Grow-Op Bust

Winnipeg Police CrestA 63-year-old man is facing charges after Winnipeg police raided a marijuana grow-op in St. Vital on Wednesday.

Officers executed a search warrant at a home in the 200 block of Queensbury Bay.

Police seized grow operation equipment valued at $3,800, 115 marijuana plants worth an estimated $128,800, harvested marijuana worth an estimated $2,500 and $787 in Canadian currency.

The resident has been charged with production of marijuana, possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking, and possessing proceeds of crime.

The man, who hasn’t been named, was released on a promise to appear.

— Staff

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