Officers sent to check out a domestic disturbance ended up busting a marijuana grow op in Dartmouth.

Halifax Regional Police said they were called to a Green Village Lane residence at 1:27 a.m. Friday. During their investigation, police say the officers received some information and a search warrant was obtained and executed.

The subsequent search turned up the operation in the basement, along with a handgun, ammunition and drug paraphernalia.


A 30-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman, both from Dartmouth, face charges of cultivation, trafficking and a number of weapon-related charges.

The man also faces a charge of assault.

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