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Salmo grow show busted

The RCMP West Kootenay Traffic Services and the Salmo RCMP executed a search warrant on a residence in the 4800 block of Highway 3 near Salmo on Tuesday which contained a grow operation of approximately 830 marijuana plants.

The grow operation, complete with a hydroelectric bypass, contained 30 haphazardly wired 1,000 watt lights.

Police are recommending charges of Theft of Hydro, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Cultivation of a Controlled Substance for the 36-year-old male who was located inside the home at the time of the warrant execution.

He is due in Nelson court on January 10, 2012

 

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