CJOB News Team reporting
Three people from Winnipeg have been arrested in connection with the discovery of an outdoor marijuana growing operation near Richer. Steinbach RCMP, officers from the Drug Section in Winnipeg and the canine unit paid a visit yesterday. They found plants with an estimated value of around 161-thousand dollars.. plus a stolen ATV, and two firearms. Police say the "entrepreneurs" range in age from 35 to 50. All face charges of production of marijuana, possession for the purpose of trafficking.. and of course the stolen property and firearms. They'll appear in Steinbach court October 4th.