RCMP bust grow-op worth almost $200,000 in western Manitoba
Police said 176 marijuana plants were found at a residence in Elphinstone, Man. on Dec. 6. (image courtesy RCMP)
Published Friday, December 7, 2012 12:53PM CST
Last Updated Friday, December 7, 2012 1:22PM CST
Multiple RCMP units carried out a search of a residence in the town of Elphinstone, south of Riding Mountain National Park, and seized marijuana with an estimated value of $194,000.
Police said 176 marijuana plants were found at a residence on Dec. 6.
Roger Joseph Shatkosky, 68, and Nancy Diane Shatkosky, 62, both of Elphinstone, face charges for production of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, said RCMP.