Grow Op busted in Dawson Creek

The Dawson Creek Drug Unit and General Duties members, executed a warrant to search a residence at the corner of 18th street and 88th ave at approximately 4pm Wednesday.

A sophisticated marijuana grow operation was uncovered in the basement of the house.  Some 650 plants in various stages of growth, including 378 mature and budding plants were recovered.  In addition, police have seized a sizable quantity of cash and four improperly stored rifles.

A 33 year old male resident, and his 22 year old female partner are in police custody facing multiple charges related to the raid.  Their names are not being released until they have been formally charged.