Police raid grow-ops
Jan 05 2012
Saanich police say they have discovered two significant marijuana grow-ops in separate raids.
On Dec. 19, the street crime unit raided a home on the 5400 block of the Pat Bay Highway, near Sayward Road, said police spokesman Sgt. Dean Jantzen. Officers found 750 growing pot plants and 11 pounds of dried, street-ready marijuana. No arrests have been made so far.
In an unrelated bust, on Dec. 28, officers found almost 500 growing plants and 10 pounds of dried marijuana at a home in the 4300 block of Quadra Street. Two women and a man face charges of drug production and possession for the purpose of trafficking.