RCMP bust huge illegal pot grow op outside of Lytton

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Police officers dismantled a large illegal marijuana grow operation containing more than 5,200 plants near Lytton last week after finding it via helicopter.

Police officers conducting aerial operations in RCMP Air Services helicopter spotted the pot plants on Aug. 28.

Due to its size and physical location, officers returned the following day to dismantle it, according to the RCMP in a news release.

The RCMP seized more than 5,200 cannabis plants from the rural outdoor grow site, said Sgt. Curtis Davis, Lytton RCMP detachment commander.

Given the remoteness of the location, police officers were flown in and out of the site by the RCMP helicopter to dismantle it.

Anyone with any additional information about this particular grow operation site or any other suspected illegal site is asked to contact the Lytton RCMP at 250-455-2225.

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