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B.C. court upholds suspended sentence for man charged in pot grow-op

Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 9:19 AM | By Amanda Jerome

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court’s decision to suspend a sentence for a man charged with participating in a marijuana grow-op.

John Conroy, Conroy & CompanyAccording to the court documents in R. v. Elliott 2017 BCCA 214, the respondent, Keith Elliott, was involved in a “moderately sophisticated” marijuana grow-op in the home of Anthony Rico. The two men had come to an agreement that Elliott would receive free room and board as well as marijuana for personal use if he assisted with...