Cops bust $2.5 million marijuana grow operation in Quesnel B.C.
VANCOUVER, B.C. – Police last week busted a large marijuana grow operation at a vacant, unfurnished rural residence on Rainbow Road, Quesnel, B.C
Some 2,591 plants, valued at $2.5 million, in various stages of growth were seized, along with related growing equipment, as well as a pick up truck on the property used to transport materials to support the marihuana grow operation.
With the help of police dog Baron police searched the premises and building and found three men hiding in a secret compartment between two walls of the residence.
The three men, aged 34, 35, and 37 all of the lower mainland of BC face charges of producing a controlled substance and possession for the purpose of trafficking. They were released from custody with an undertaking to appear in court on a later date.