RCMP say these plants were seized from an outdoor grow-op north of Beasley last week.

Beasley grow-op busted

Three local men have been arrested after RCMP took down an outdoor grow-op north of Beasley on Friday.

Three local men have been arrested after RCMP took down an outdoor grow-op north of Beasley on Friday.

In a news release, police said the three men, a 37-year-old from Harrop, 29-year-old from Kaslo, and 32-year-old from the Whitewater area, were arrested after they were seen leaving the grow-op with freshly clipped plants.

The site was off the Sproule Creek forest service road.

Sgt. Dennis Blanch said it concluded a month-long investigation.

Although police didn’t say how many plants they seized, they said the “conservative” street value was $200,000.

Two vehicles operated by the men were also seized as offence-related property. The men, who have since been released from custody, face charges of drug production and possession for the purpose of trafficking.

Police didn’t say when they are due in court.

Just Posted

RDCK moves ahead with Castlegar rec complex upgrade plan

Board approves grant application for $13 million from provincial, federal governments

Cottonwood Lake preservation group surpasses $50,000 fundraising goal

In 28 days, 393 donors have contributed to the fund

Last of southern Selkirk caribou relocated to Revelstoke area

One cow from the South Selkirk herd and two from the Purcells were moved this week

Scammers using Castlegar home for rental fraud

Local realtors say the problem is happening more frequently with their properties

West Kootenay radio club says local network in need of upgrades

Club president Lane Wilson estimated $100,000 of work required

Rare ‘super blood wolf moon’ takes to the skies this Sunday

Celestial event happens only three times this century

Scientists ID another possible threat to orcas: pink salmon

For two decades, significantly more of the whales have died in even-numbered years than in odd years

B.C. dangerous offender in court for violating no-contact order, sends letter to victim

Wayne Belleville was shocked to see a letter addressed to him from his shooter, Ronald Teneycke

Crowsnest Pass RCMP seek help locating missing man

58-year-old Stuart David Duff was last seen on Jan. 6, 2019.

Judge denies requests from Calgary couple charged in son’s death

David and Collet Stephan wanted $4 million to pay for past and future legal bills

Explosion sends B.C. firefighter to hospital

Kelowna fire crews responded to a blaze at Pope’sGallery of BC Art & Photography on Friday

Ex-Mountie investigating ‘Surrey six’ murders pleads guilty to obstruction

Derek Brassington entered his plea in B.C. Supreme Court on Friday

Man blames his loud car radio, sirens for crash with B.C. ambulance

Tribunal rejects bid to recoup ICBC costs after crash deemed 100-per-cent his fault

RECALL: Salmon Village maple salmon nuggets

Customers warned not to eat product due to possible Listeria contamination

Most Read