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RCMP bust Beaverdell drug lab producing cannabis extract ‘shatter’

Officers obtained a search warrant for a rural property on Mar. 27
RCMP cruiser. (Black Press file photo)

Midway RCMP has busted a secret drug lab in Beaverdell.

Police say it was discovered on a rural property and was being used to produce “shatter,” a chemically concentrated extract from cannabis.

Officers obtained a search warrant for the property on Mar. 27.

“Due to the hazardous nature of the property, the RCMP Federal Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response (CLEAR) team and Forensic Identification Section (FIS) were mobilized to assist, mitigate, and disassemble the lab,” said Corp. Alex Bérubé.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Midway RCMP at 250-449-2244 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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