New Hazelton RCMP seized more than 200 marijuana plants from a property near Highway 16 on Feb. 8.

Marijuana plants seized from New Hazelton grow-op

200 marijuana plants, several pounds of dried buds, growing equipment and $2,000 cash were seized from a property near Highway 16.

More than 200 marijuana plants, several pounds of dried buds, growing equipment and $2,000 cash have been seized from a grow-op near New Hazelton.

Police used a search warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act to raid the residence near Highway 16 on Feb. 8.

New Hazelton RCMP will recommend charges against a man, 67, and a woman, 53, in relation to the seizure.

They were released after their arrest to be summonsed at a later date if their charges are approved by a federal prosecutor.