The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) and RCMP located a marijuana grow operation in Corner Brook Thursday.
The RNC/RCMP Joint Forces Operation Street Level Drug Team, along with assistance from the RNC police dog service, conducted a search in a wooded area near Centennial Place where officers seized four mature marijuana plants and various other cultivating materials.
As a result of the seizure a 42-year-old man from Corner Brook was arrested and later released from police custody. The investigation is continuing and charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act are pending.
The RNC/RCMP JFO Street Level Drug Team continue to investigate this drug seizure. Anyone with information in relation to this investigation is asked to contact the RNC at 637-4100 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
You can now provide information anonymously on the N.L. Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.