Police find 1,700 marijuana plants at Malakwa residence

Drug-related charges are being sought against two Lower Mainland residents following a police search of a Malakwa residence.

  • Wed Jul 20th, 2016 5:00am
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Drug-related charges are being sought against two Lower Mainland residents following a police search of a Malakwa residence.

On July 10, Sicamous RCMP, with the assistance of the Vernon Police Dog Service and the Revelstoke forensic identification unit, executed a search warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act at a Sommerville Husted Road residence in Malakwa.

Cpl. J.R. Lechky reports around 1,700 marijuana plants were found inside the house and a shop on the property.

“Charges of Cultivation of Marijuana are being forwarded to Crown counsel against two individuals from the Lower Mainland,” said Lechky.