Winnipeg police bust $730K grow-op in St. Vital

Winnipeg police have arrested one man following a grow-op bust worth more than $730,000.

Officers raided a home in St. Vital in the 1900 block of St. Mary’s Road on Thursday.

There, they found over 600 marijuana plants and thousands of dollars of grow-op equipment.

Police said the estimated street value of the plants was about $735,000. Officers also seized $7,500 worth of grow-op equipment.

A 49-year-old man was arrested in a vehicle nearby and is now facing multiple charges including production of a controlled substance.

He had been released on a promise to appear, according to police.

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