by Castlegar Source on Tuesday August 24 2010
On Aug. 23, Nakusp and Slocan Lake RCMP took down a large outdoor marihuana grow operation. The grow op was located on Crown land near McKean Road in Winlaw. The three adult male suspects were arrested on scene, attending to the plants.
A total of 657 plants were removed as well as a significant amount of cash seized from the individuals involved.
The suspects, a father and two sons, reside in the local area, Slocan Park, Slocan City and Winlaw. They are currently in custody at the Castlegar Detachment.
The three suspects will appear in provincial court in Nelson on Nov. 22.