Cantley couple busted for grow-op after accidental 911 call

A Cantley, Que., couple is facing charges of producing marijuana, theft of electricity and negligent storage of firearms after mistakenly calling 911 on Saturday.

700 plants, 600 grams of marijuana found in west Quebec home

A Cantley, Que., couple is facing charges of producing marijuana, theft of electricity and negligent storage of firearms after mistakenly calling 911 on Saturday.

MRC des Collines-de-l'Outaouais police said in a news release that the caller meant to dial 411 but punched in 911 by mistake.

Officers followed protocol in responding to the call from 172 Ste-Élisabeth Rd. and found more than 700 marijuana plants in the basement, along with 600 grams in bulk marijuana.

Officers also found production equipment, cash and firearms.

Hydro-Québec cut power to the home after it was discovered a device was installed to steal power, police said.

A couple, aged 37 and 43, were arrested and have since been released from custody, police said.