A man is facing a numerous charges following a grow operation bust in the Maples area Wednesday.
The grow-op was located at a residence on Trieste Way. Members of the marijuana grow operation unit, along with additional support from uniformed officers, executed a controlled drug and substance act warrant and seized the following items:
- 435 marijuana plants (estimated street value $487,200)
- 8.5 pounds of dry marijuana (estimated street value $21,500)
- grow operation equipment (valued at $6,000)
- over $3,000 of Canadian currency
A 39-year-old man was arrested in the area Wednesday and is facing drug-related charges.
He was released on a promise to appear.