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Suburban grow op busted

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Winnipeg police found over a quarter-million dollars worth of marijuana and a grow operation in a home in River Park South Friday.

Officers executed a search warrant at a residence on the 900 block of Aldgate Road at 10 a.m. Friday and discovered 155 marijuana plants, 60 pounds of dried and packaged pot and $27,000 worth of grow-op equipment, according to a press release.

Police estimate the street value of the plants is $173,000, while the dried weed is worth $150,000.

A 39-year-old woman was arrested and faces a number of charges, including growing marijuana, possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking and theft of electricity or gas. She was released on a promise to appear in court.

 

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