Grow-op dismantled near elementary school

Lake Country RCMP took down another marijuana grow operation on November 8th at around 4:30 p.m. in Lake Country.

Lake Country RCMP took down another marijuana grow operation on November 8th at around 4:30 p.m. in Lake Country. Police executed a Drug search warrant on a residence in the 10400 block of Copper Hill Lane. Upon entry Police discovered the remnants of a recently harvested Marihuana crop in the home. Police, however, did seize 17.5 pounds of processed Marihuana bud and arrested a 40 year old male who arrived at the residence while police were on scene. The male is associated to the home and the growing operation and will be facing recommended charges of Possession of a Controlled substance for the purpose of Trafficking and Theft of Communications (electricity) due to a Hydro bypass located in the residence.

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