Two people facing charges after Nova Scotia RCMP dismantle grow-op
Marijuana and a firearm also seized after search of Nova Scotia home
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Two people are facing charges after RCMP dismantled a grow-op and seized marijuana and a firearm from a Nova Scotia residence.
In a media release, Lunenburg District RCMP said on Sept. 22 police searched a home on River Road in Gold River and arrested a man and woman.
After the search, police seized 36 mature marijuana plants, five pounds of processed marijuana, marijuana grow equipment (including three power generators), contraband tobacco cigarettes and a loaded shotgun.
Kirby Alexander Hatt, 50, and Twilah Marie Leopold, both of Gold River, were scheduled to appear in Bridgewater provincial court Friday. The pair have been charged with:
Production of cannabis marijuana
Possession of cannabis marijuana for the purpose of trafficking
Careless use of a firearm
Possession of unstamped tobacco
Possession of unmarked tobacco
Hatt is also answering to an additional charge of possession of a firearm while prohibited.
The investigation is ongoing.