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Police seize 7K marijuana plants near Marcelin, Sask.

RCMP say 7,000 illegal marijuana plants were seized near Marcelin, Sask., earlier this week.
RCMP say 7,000 illegal marijuana plants were seized near Marcelin, Sask., earlier this week. Saskatchewan RCMP / Supplied

Saskatchewan RCMP say 7,000 illegal marijuana plants were seized at a rural property south of Marcelin.

It was among three Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) warrants executed on Sept. 20 after an extensive investigation into a suspected large-scale grow-operation.

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Three people were arrested during the search near Marcelin, and over 7,000 marijuana plants were seized by officers.

RCMP say 7,000 illegal marijuana plants were seized near Marcelin, Sask., earlier this week.
RCMP say 7,000 illegal marijuana plants were seized near Marcelin, Sask., earlier this week. Saskatchewan RCMP / Supplied

A second search was conducted by the RCMP emergency response team in Marcelin. Various bank and phone records, and a laptop were seized.

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The third CDSA search occurred at a home on Perehudoff Crescent in Saskatoon’s Erindale neighbourhood.

RCMP said the investigation is still ongoing.

Marcelin is approximately 90 kilometres north of Saskatoon.