Abbotsford – On Sunday afternoon (June 26, 2016 at 5:10 pm), APD Patrol Section attended a residence in the in 2200 block of Merlot Boulevard in West Abbotsford to execute a search warrant for a suspected marijuana grow operation. The residence was heavily fortified and multiple breach points were attempted before officers were able to gain entry.
A marijuana grow operation was located on the property.
A total of 1141 marijuana plants were found on site and seized. The investigation showed there was no valid marijuana grow license from Health Canada for this property.
This incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information about this illegal marijuana grow operation should contact the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225 or text us at 222973 (abbypd) or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Health Canada is responsible for the regulation and inspection of licensed marijuana grows operations.