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Another day, another giant marijuana drug bust in the Okanagan

Thursday, March 18th, 2010 | 3:06 pm

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On March 17th around 4 p.m. officers from the Vernon/North Okanagan detachment armed with a search warrant entered a residence in the 7200 block of Dunwaters Dr in the Fintry area off Westside Rd.

A 24-year-old male resident was arrested when they arrived. They then searched the house and located 1,725 marijuana plants in the basement, the investigation also discovered a hydro bypass in the house.

The suspect who was arrested had an outstanding warrant for his arrest, he will now be facing additional charges of possession for the purpose and cultivation charges under the Controlled Drug and Substance act. He will also be facing theft of telecommunication charges for the hydro by-pass.

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