RCMP seize 150 pot plants – Ladysmith Police Briefs

The Ladysmith RCMP responded to 58 calls for service from March 1-7, including thefts and the seizure of marijuana.

The Ladysmith RCMP Detachment responded to 58 calls for service from March 1-7.

Monday, March 4

• The Ladysmith RCMP received a report of the theft of a green and blue log splitter, which had been stored under a deck at a residence in the 200 block of Bayview Avenue. The theft occurred over the past two days. There are no suspects or witnesses.

• The Ladysmith RCMP received information that over the weekend, a lock was broken on a shed at a residence in the 5200 block of Brenton Page Road. Two Husqvarna chainsaws were stolen, along with power saws, a five-gallon tank of mixed gas, and grease guns.

• Members of the Ladysmith RCMP Detachment executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant on a residence in the 2900 block of Riverbend Road. As a result of the search, one 52-year-old male was taken into custody and 150 marijuana plants and 86 grams of dried marijuana were seized. The male was detained in custody and subsequently released to appear in court at a future date and charged with production of a controlled substance.

• The Ladysmith RCMP received a report of the lock being cut off a storage shed at the Saltair Centennial Park. The shed was entered, and two bases and spray paint were stolen. There are no suspects or witnesses to the theft.