On June 20, RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence on Christison Road in McLure. Once on the property police found over 200 marihuana plants and almost four pounds of marihuana bud. Two persons were on the property at the time, and one is now facing charges.
The warrant was executed by members from Southeast District Traffic Services, Central Interior Traffic Services and the Barriere RCMP Detachment. Two hundred and thirty six (236) plants were found, about 100 were clones and the remainder were mature plants with bud.
One male (47) is facing charges of Production of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking. He will be attending court in Kamloops on August 29, 2011. The plants were found in a shed, a small green house, and outside.