A 60-year-old Winnipeg man is facing a number of drug charges after police raided a marijuana grow op.

It happened in the 1100 block of Empress Street in the city's St. James area on Thursday.

As a result of the search, police seized:

  • 443 marijuana plants with an estimated street value of $484,960.
  • 31 grams of dry marijuana with an estimated street value of $310.
  • Grow operation equipment valued at $25,000.