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Licensed pot grower arrested

RCMP busted a 31-year-old licensed cannabis grower at a Shale Avenue business in Summerland on Friday evening.
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October 22, 2013 - 12:26 PM

SUMMERLAND - Police busted a licensed cannabis grower in Summerland and seized 492 marijuana plants late last week.

Summerland RCMP used a search warrant at a commercial business in the 9000 block of Shale Avenue on Friday evening to arrest a 31-year-old man who allegedly broke the conditions of his cannabis production license.

Summerland RCMP Const. Jeff Faulkner said charges are still pending and that matter is before the Crown. As for the plants the officers contacted Health Canada and will be asking for an emergency destruction request.

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- This story was updated at 2:17 p.m., Oct. 22, 2013 to add details provided by the Summerland RCMP detachment.

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