May 8, 2013 4:35 pm
Updated: March 9, 2015 2:50 pm

Marijuana grow op busted in White Bear, Sask.

White Bear resident charged with marijuana production and exposing genitals.

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KYLE, Sask. – A White Bear man has been charged after a marijuana grow op was found by RCMP with sharp noses.

On Sunday, RCMP were searching the community of White Bear for a resident who had warrants for several offences.

While arresting the occupant, Mounties noticed the strong smell of marijuana coming from the home.

A search warrant was obtained and then RCMP found 21 marijuana plants, multiple bags of marijuana and four firearms.

Rodney Lee Richie, 68, has been charged with possession of marijuana over 30 grams, possession for the purpose of trafficking and production of marijuana and possession of a firearm without a license.

He was also charged with three counts of exposure of genital organs to a person under 16-years-old and six counts of criminal harassment.

Richie was scheduled for a court appearance today in Swift Current.

White Bear is approximately 410 km southeast of Saskatoon.

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