Manitoba

Steinbach RCMP find grow-op in hidden room

Steinbach RCMP busted a small grow-op over the weekend after a traffic stop lead them to a man's home with hidden room.

RCMP lay charges against 35-year-old man in marijuana grow-op discovery

Marijuana plants hang from the ceiling in a grow-op discovered in Steinbach. (RCMP)

Steinbach RCMP busted a small grow-op over the weekend after a traffic stop lead them to a man’s home with hidden room.

RCMP officers discovered this hidden room in a home in Brandon over the weekend. Inside were 120 marijuana plants. (RCMP)

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.

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