RCMP Report: Marijuana grow-op dismantled

Police seize over 240 marijuana plants and close to 15 pounds of dried marijuana from a property on Adams East Forest Service Road

On Tuesday, Sept. 25 members of the Clearwater RCMP detachment and Traffic Services executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances search warrant at a property on Adams East Forest Service Road in Louis Creek.

Two males were located on the property and were arrested for Production of a Controlled Substance. Both males are scheduled to appear in Clearwater Provincial Court in January 2012.

During the search of the property members located and seized over 240 marijuana plants and close to 15 pounds of dried marijuana.

Theft of farming equipment

On Sept. 24, someone entered onto a property in Blackpool and stole an ATV, a small farming tractor, generators, chainsaws and other farming equipment.

If anyone has any information regarding this matter please contact Clearwater RCMP or Crimestoppers.

Motor vehicle accident in Wells Gray Park

On Sept. 26 a couple from Peachland was traveling into Wells Gray Park for their last camping trip of the year.

Near Dawson Falls the male driver lost control of the pickup due to suspected mechanical failure. The pickup truck and camper went off road left and struck a tree.

The couple did not sustain any injuries. Their pickup sustained moderate damage and was towed by Clearwater Towing.