RCMP seize 959 marijuana plants near Rocky

RCMP seized 959 marijuana plants worth about $1.2 million in an early Thursday morning raid southwest of Rocky Mountain House.

Two men are in custody after RCMP seized drugs with a street value of more than $150

RCMP seized 959 marijuana plants worth about $1.2 million in an early Thursday morning raid southwest of Rocky Mountain House.

Rocky Mountain House RCMP also seized a large amount of harvested dried marijuana and elaborate growing equipment. The plants were in various stages of development.

A search warrant was granted and executed in the early morning hours.

Daniel Richard Dejong, 32, faces charges of cultivating and possessing marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

RCMP were assisted by the Combined Forces Special Unit (Green Team/Calgary ALERT/Calgary RCMP Drug Section and Calgary Police Service).

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