Grow-op bust part of active two-day period for Castlegar police

Drinking and theft also prominent on recent RCMP agenda

Castlegar RCMP have apparently been busy and productive of late, with a sizable number of incidents to deal with in the past couple of days. Accumulating a list of charges resulting from a March 7 visit to a suspected Marihuana grow operation in the 2300 block of Pass Creek Road, was an accused pair in their 40s, according to Cpl. Dan Pollock. The suspects are looking at three drug-related charges along with two relating to firearms. Since released, the couple has a court date in Castlegar on May 23.

The grow-op seizure was not without precedent in the Pass Creek area.

In other goings on, as per communication from local RCMP, a further six of six arrests were made between March 6 and 7 in Castlegar.Suspected offences included impaired driving, theft of gasoline, theft from a vehicle.