Hydroponic cannabis seized in Charnwood

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ACT Policing has seized hydroponically grown cannabis after executing a search warrant at a residence in Charnwood yesterday (Monday, 1 June 2020).

Investigations into other matters on the weekend resulted in ACT Policing Criminal Investigations officers being granted warrants to search the vehicle and residence of a man who was already in custody.

The search of the residence located six mature cannabis plants and two large bags of green matter suspected of being cultivated cannabis concealed in a locked bedroom, in addition to further evidence relating to the other matters under investigation. The estimated street value of the cannabis is in excess of $130 000.

The man, who is already in custody, is expected to face additional charges arising from the cannabis cultivation at his next court appearance.

Anyone with information about illegal drug cultivation or supply is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Information can be provided anonymously.

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