Bonavista RCMP have dismantled a marijuana grow operation in Melrose.
The RCMP say they executed a search warrant on a home in Melrose around 7 p.m. Wednesday evening. Marijuana plants of varying stages of development were seized, along with drug paraphernalia.
A 35 year old male from Melrose was arrested on scene and later released to face charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Production of a Controlled Substance. He will be appearing at the Clarenville Provincial Court in the New Year.