News

Brookswood grow op busted

20400 block of 43 Avenue - Undated Google Street View image
20400 block of 43 Avenue
— image credit: Undated Google Street View image

A 43-year-old woman is facing criminal charges after a raid on a Langley house in the 20400 block of 43 Avenue on Monday (Jan. 17) by RCMP.

The police were investigating a reported theft of electricity.

They found the hydro meter had been tampered with to conceal the amount of power required to run 24 grow lights that provided artificial sunshine to more than 450 marijuana plants in the basement.

Someone had also made changes to the natural gas line near the hot water tank.

Hydro and gas service to the residence was cut and a ‘do not occupy’ placard was posted.

One woman was arrested at the scene.

She has been released from custody on a promise to appear in Surrey Provincial Court on April 11.

Police are recommending charges of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, production of marijuana and theft of hydro to Crown prosecutors.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Arrests of pipeline protesters in Burnaby signal start of long battle
 
Rare pinto deer shot and killed
 
House fire draws big response
Surrey RCMP seek help finding Halloween hit-and-run driver
 
Vancouver-area man victim of hit and run in Mission
 
Coquitlam man charged with vandalizing cars in New Westminster, Burnaby
Ethel Tibbits Awards raise a record amount
 
Rooftop deck raises concern for neighbours of planned White Rock duplex
 
Ridge economic development manager now on Abby council

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.