Police seize $378K worth of marijuana plants from Winnipeg home

A man and woman, both from Winnipeg, face drug-related charges after police found $378,560 worth of marijuana plants in their home on Driftwood Bay.

Plants found at home on Driftwood Bay in Southdale neighbourhood

Marijuana plants valued at more than $378,560 were seized by police from a home in Winnipeg's Southdale neighbourhood on Tuesday. (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press)

A man and woman, both from Winnipeg, face drug-related charges after police found $378,560 worth of marijuana plants in a home on Driftwood Bay.

Police searched the Southdale home on Tuesday, and also seized 565 grams of marijuana valued at $5,650, along with more than $10,600 in Canadian currency and $426 in U.S. currency.

The equipment they were allegedly using to grow marijuana is valued at $8,330, police say.

The man, 41, and the woman, 38, were in the home when police carried out the search and both have been released on a promise to appear in court.

The charges include producing a scheduled substance — marijuana, possession of a scheduled substance for the purpose of trafficking — marijuana, and possession of the proceeds of property obtained by crime.

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