Grow op shut down

Revelstoke RCMP busted a small sophisticated marihuana grow operation on Viers Crescent shortly after noon on Wednesday.

Cpl. Tom Blakney said  officers arrested a male resident under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act for Production of marihuana and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking marijuana.

The grow op was located in a detached garage on the property. He said the grow op was cleverly vented.

He was later released from police custody is to appear in Revelstoke Provincial Court on January 9, 2013.