Marijuana grow-op worth $1.1M busted in Winnipeg’s Seven Oaks

Winnipeg police have busted a marijuana grow-operation worth more than $1.1 million in Seven Oaks.

Winnipeg police arrest two in grow-op with more than 1,000 plants on Scotia Street

Winnipeg police have seized 1,000 marijuana plants from a Scotia Street home. (Matilde Campodonico/Associated Press)

Winnipeg police have busted a marijuana grow-op worth more than $1.1 million in Seven Oaks.

On Wednesday, the force’s tactical unit descended on a home in the 400 block of Scotia Street.

Inside, police found more than 1,000 marijuana plants valued at about $1.17 million. They also seized a few pounds of dry marijuana, $22,000 worth of equipment and some Canadian and American currency.

Two people have been arrested, including a 49-year-old man and a 42-year-old woman.

Both are facing multiple charges including producing a scheduled substance and possession for the purpose of trafficking.

Both have been released on a promise to appear.