Police bust a marijuana grow operation, Bedford, NS

The RCMP Marihuana Grow Operations Team, assisted by Federal Drugs, Synthetic Drug Unit and Halifax District RCMP members, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act warrant during the evening hours of February 19th at a property on Bluewater Road in Bedford, Nova Scotia.

At approximately 10:00 pm, officers searched an industrial park business unit and located a large indoor grow-operation inside the business. Officers seized 375 mature marijuana plants along with grow equipment and an electrical by-pass was detected indicating theft of power.

"This operation was highly sophisticated,” says S/Sgt. Roddie Macdonald, RCMP Nova Scotia Drug Coordinator, “the marijuana grow was located in an industrial complex along with legitimate businesses and this puts peoples’ lives at risk.”

A 39 year-old Prospect man was arrested and released on a promise to appear in court at a later date.

Officers remain on the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

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  1. Who cares. Its just weed, grows naturally all over the place anyways and has next to no harmful scomment_IDe effects. Should be charged with “tax evasion”, NOT growing weed.

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