Three arrested and 7000 marijuana plants seized

Three arrested and 7000 marijuana plants seized
Police seize 7K marijuana plants near Marcelin, Sask.
Saskatchewan RCMP say 7,000 illegal marijuana plants were seized at a rural property south of Marcelin.

It was among three Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) warrants executed on Sept. 20 after an extensive investigation into a suspected large-scale grow-operation.

Police also searched a residence on Perehudoff Crescent in Saskatoon in connection with the investigation. Members from RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime and the Saskatoon Integrated Drug Enforcement Street Team (SIDEST) conducted that search.

Police seize 7,000 marijuana plants during search of Marcelin, Saskatoon properties

Three people were arrested during the search near Marcelin, and over 7,000 marijuana plants were seized by officers.

An extensive police investigation into a large-scale illegal marijuana grow-operation has led to the seizure of 7,000 marijuana plants from a rural property south of Marcelin, Sask.

A second search was conducted by the RCMP emergency response team in Marcelin. Various bank and phone records, and a laptop were seized.

RCMP say three people were arrested after the investigation uncovered the illegal grow operation in the small community located about 95 kilometres north of Saskatoon. 

The third CDSA search occurred at a home on Perehudoff Crescent in Saskatoons Erindale neighbourhood.

The RCMP's Emergency Response team executed a second search warrant in Marcelin, and seized various bank and phone records, a cell phone and a laptop.   

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Three people were arrested and more than 7,000 marijuana plants were seized after a search warrant was carried out in a rural location near Marcelin.

Saskatchewan RCMP say a search warrant executed at a rural property near Marcelin on Sept. 20, 2018, resulted in the seizure of more than 7,000 marijuana plants. (Photo provided by RCMP) Saskatoon

This was one of three search warrants conducted by police on Thursday as part of an extensive investigation into a large-scale illegal grow-operation in the Marcelin area, according to an RCMP release.

Various bank and phone records, a cell phone and a laptop were seized when a second warrant was executed by the RCMP Emergency Response Team in Marcelin.

Officers executed warrants on Thursday in the Marcelin area, about 95 kilometres north of Saskatoon, and at an address in Saskatoon, according to an RCMP news release.

The third warrant was carried out at a home on Perehudoff Crescent in Saskatoon, where RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime, and Saskatoon Integrated Drug Enforcement Street Team members conducted a search.

One search warrant was for the rural property near Marcelin, where three individuals were arrested. The news release did not say whether charges were laid.

Three people were arrested and more than 7,000 marijuana plants were seized after a search warrant was carried out in a rural location near Marcelin.

More than 7,000 marijuana plants were seized from an illegal grow operation at a rural property south of Marcelin, Saskatchewan RCMP say.