Police seize 3,800+ pot plants near Nakusp
Police have seized more than 3,800 pot plants after busting a commercial-sized grow op near Nakusp, according to RCMP Sgt. Darryl Little.
“In early October, the Nakusp RCMP received information that a hydro bypass was occurring at a residence in the 8900 block of Highway 6, Edgewood,” Little said.
“An investigation resulted into a search warrant being obtained and executed on October 8.
“Upon attendance, the officers discovered a large, commercial style marihuana grow operation containing over 3,800 plants ranging in size from seedlings to two feet in height. At the time of the search, there were no occupants present on the property, however, there was evidence to suggest the grow was being tended to on a regular basis.”
Little said the RCMP will be continuing to conduct their investigation to determine the people responsible for conducting this growing operation and stealing power with the intent to lay criminal charges.
(People with) information regarding anyone involved in the illegal production or trafficking of drugs are encouraged to contact either the Nakusp Detachment at 250-265-3677 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
For those concerned, please know that anonymity will be ensured.