Police bust sophisticated grow op in RM of Brokenhead

RCMP in Oakbank and Beausejour said Thursday they have taken down a sophisticated marijuana grow operation in the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead, Man.

300 plants, equipment seized, man facing charges

The Manitoba Real Estate Association wants details of all known former grow-ops and drug production houses to be made available in general registry. (RCMP)

RCMP in Oakbank and Beausejour said Thursday they have taken down a sophisticated marijuana grow operation in the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead, Man.

Police said they raided a rural residence Wednesday and seized about 300 plants as well as lighting and venting equipment. 

A 48-year-old man was arrested at the scene has been charged with producing and possessing a controlled substance.

He is to appear in court in Beausejour on June 17.