April 30, 2018 2:48 pm

Marijuana plants seized in Harris, Sask. drug bust

Police said several marijuana plants and dried cannabis were seized in a Harris drug bust.

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A Saskatchewan man is facing several charges after police received a tip about a potential marijuana grow-op in Harris.

Rosetown RCMP, along with the federal and serious organized crime unit, searched the 2nd Avenue home on April 24.

Officials said several living plants and dried cannabis were seized.

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Stuart Michael Pearson, 59, is charged with production of a control substance, possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of a controlled substance under the under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

He is also facing several firearms-related charges including careless storage of a firearm and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Pearson will make his first appearance in Rosetown provincial court on May 24.

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Harris is roughly 80 kilometres southwest of Saskatoon.

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