‘Sophisticated’ marijuana grow-op dismantled by Victoria police in Esquimalt home

One man arrested in connection with 400-plant operation in Parklands neighbourhood



Victoria police dismantled a 400-plant marijuana operation at a residence in the 900-block of Parklands Avenue on July 18.

The plants were capable of producing a crop valued at $500,000 annually, according to a police statement.

The Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant around 6 p.m. and arrested a 62-year-old man at the residence. The home appeared otherwise unoccupied and the man was not known to police.

Watch VicPD’s raw video at the top of this story for an inside look at the residential grow-op.

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