Marijuana grow op dismantled east of Stewiacke

Colchester District RCMP say a 54-year-old man from Wittenburg has been charged following the dismantling of a marijuana grow op in the community east of Stewiacke.

Police were called to a disturbance outside the home around 3 p.m. on Monday and say they located a sophisticated marijuana growing system and 116 mature, pre-bud marijuana plants.

The operation was dismantled and seized by police.

The accused, whose name has not been released, is facing charges in relation to possession for the purpose of trafficking, and further charges may be laid.