Man charged, quantity of cannabis plants seized - Camden PAC

Friday, 20 October 2023 11:34:53 AM

A man will face court for cultivating prohibited plants in Sydney’s south-west.

Earlier this month, officers attached to Camden Police Area Command commenced an investigation into the cultivation of cannabis in the Narellan area.

Following inquiries, officers executed a search warrant at a property on Doncaster Avenue, Narellan, about 6.30am on Thursday (19 October 2023), after they arrested the 41-year-old man at the scene a short time prior.

During the search warrant, police seized a total of 368 cannabis plants along with cultivation equipment including ventilation fans, LED heat lamps, indoor thermometers.

The 41-year-old man was taken to Narellan Police Station where he was charged with knowingly take part-cultivate more than or equal to large commercial quantity prohibited plant, divert/use electricity for generating etc system without authority, found on/entering/leaving drug premises.

He was refused bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court in December (Wednesday 13 December 2023).

As inquiries continue, anyone with information is urged to contact Campbelltown City Police Area Command or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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