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Four charged after grow-op bust

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Police busted a grow op worth more than $466,000 Thursday morning in the 500 block of Pritchard Avenue.

At 9 a.m. Thursday, said Const. Jason Michalyshen, "members of the Winnipeg Police Service Drug Unit with the assistance of the Tactical Support Team and the District 3 Community Support Unit executed a Controlled Drug and Substance Act search warrant at a residence located in the 500 block of Pritchard Avenue."

Michalyshen said investigators seized:

  • 352 marijuana plants – estimated street value of $394,240
  • 24 lbs. of dried marihuana – estimated street value $60,000
  • $3,575.00 cash
  • Grow operation equipment valued at $8,000

Men aged 42 and 39, and women aged 52 and 42, are all charged with production of marijuana, possess for the purpose of trafficking, theft of telecommunication, and possess proceeds of crime.

 

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