RCMP seized 70 marijuana plants from this grow operation.
The RCMP Shelburne County Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) dismantled a large outdoor marijuana grow operation near Shelburne.
On Aug. 30, at approximately 12:45 p.m., the SCEU, assisted by Shelburne RCMP and Barrington RCMP, searched an area near Lake Wentworth, 11 km north east of Shelburne. RCMP seized 70 mature marijuana plants in a forested area surrounding the lake. Further investigation allowed RCMP to execute a search warrant at a residence located on Lower Jordan Branch Road in Shelburne County.
A 47-year-old man was arrested without incident. He is scheduled to appear in Shelburne Provincial Court on Oct. 23. He is facing charges of Production of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Ammunition while Prohibited and Breach of Probation. The investigation is continuing.