A substantial drug bust near Cardston over the weekend.
A substantial drug bust near Cardston. Sunday night RCMP and members of the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team seized 173 marijuana plants from a property about eight-kilometres south of the community. Police say that's enough for about 147,000 marijuana joints. Sergeant Kelly Bielert, says the search stemmed from a previous call for service at that property, adding responding officers noticed the plants and obtained a search warrant, which was then executed over the weekend. 35 year old Aaron Michael Thrasher of Cardston, has been charged with producing a controlled substance and possession for the purpose of trafficking.