A man and woman are facing numerous drug charges after Winnipeg police busted a marijuana grow op worth $1.5 million.

Police say the bust happened Thursday at a home in the 100 block of Lindenwood Drive East.

Officers seized the following:

  • 1296 marijuana plants with an estimated street value of $1,451,520.
  • Dry marijuana worth an estimated street value of $1,500.
  • Grow operation equipment valued at $30,000.

The 50-year-old man and 49-year-old woman also face charges related to the theft of hydro.

Both have been released from custody on a promise to appear in court.