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.