Halton Police seized 1,375 marijuana plants with a street value of about $1 million from a grow operation in a Green St., Norval home Thursday.
This is the second time in less than two years that police have dismantled a large-scale marijuana lab at the Green St. home.
Members of Halton Regional Police Service’s Gun and Gangs Unit, Drug and Morality Bureau, Emergency Services Unit and the. Forensic
Identification Bureau executed search warrants at the home after receiving an anonymous tip about a suspected grow operation
When police entered the home they found a sophisticated marijuana laboratory in the basement. Police also discovered that hydro for the grow operation had been bypassed from the hydro meter.
Halton Hills Hydro staff helped police dismantle the lab.
Along with the plants, police also seized hydroponics equipment valued at $4,500.
Charged with production of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, theft of electricity, and occupant injure a dwelling is Thao Pham, 34, of Woodbridge.