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Illegal cannabis grow op busted in Keremeos

September 30, 2019 - 9:53 AM

KEREMEOS - More than 500 plants were seized in an RCMP raid of a marijuana growing operation in Cawston.

According to an RCMP media release, an investigation into the illicit cannabis facility has gone on for a few months. A search warrant was executed Sept. 24 at the VLA Road property.

The facility was growing a large amount of cannabis without licencing from Health Canada, the RCMP said.

A man in his 50s was arrested at the facility and was later released from custody.

The investigation is ongoing and charges are being recommended to the BC Prosecution Service.

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