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$100K in drugs and equipment seized from central Alberta grow op

In this Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 photo, marijuana clone plants that are used to grow medical marijuana are displayed under a light, at The Joint, a medical marijuana cooperative in Seattle.
stock photo. Ted S. Warren/AP Photo

EDMONTON – Nearly $100,000 of marijuana was seized from a central Alberta grow operation.

RCMP and the ALERT Green Team North conducted a search warrant on a property in the village of Alix, Alta.

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Officers found 78 marijuana plants, worth an estimated $93,000, as well as $7,000 in grow op equipment.

Police have not said if anyone has been arrested or charged.

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Bashaw RCMP is continuing to investigate and is asking anyone with information to contact them at 780-372-3793 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

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Alix is 160 kilometres south of Edmonton.