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March 12, 2015
Calgary… Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) has charged two people allegedly responsible for a South Calgary marihuana grow-op.
ALERT’s Green Team dismantled a 400-plant grow-op in a Millrise neighbourhood home on January 29. No arrests were made at the time, but the investigation continued and two suspects were identified and arrested on March 11.
Dwayne Kenneth Price, 55, and Heidy Thao Doan, 52, of Calgary are jointly charged with production of a controlled substance and possession for the purpose of trafficking.
With 400 plants the grow-op was capable of producing an estimated half million dollars worth of marihuana.
For more information about how to spot a grow-op, visit www.alert-ab.ca/growops. To report a suspected marihuana grow operation in your community, contact police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
ALERT was established and is funded by the Alberta Government and is a compilation of the province’s most sophisticated law enforcement resources committed to tackling serious and organized crime. Members of Alberta Sheriffs, Calgary Police Service, Edmonton Police Service, Lethbridge Regional Police Service, Medicine Hat Police Service, and RCMP work in ALERT.