Steinbach RCMP find grow-op in hidden room
RCMP lay charges against 35-year-old man in marijuana grow-op discovery
Steinbach RCMP busted a small grow-op over the weekend after a traffic stop lead them to a man’s home with hidden room.
On Sunday, officers stopped a man and found "suspicious items" in the vehicle. RCMP said the find resulted in officers going to a home on Main Street in Steinbach to find the registered owner of the vehicle.
When they arrived, officers smelled pot. After getting a warrant, the officers searched the home and found a hidden room with a makeshift door cut into the drywall.
In the room, officers discovered 120 marijuana plants, some hanging from the ceiling.
A 35-year-old man is now facing multiple drug-related charges. He is expected to appear in a Steinbach courtroom on Nov. 7.