ACT Policing has just released the following information and photographs regarding a drug bust in Calwell today.
ACT Policing officers from Tuggeranong Patrol seized up to 85 cannabis plants in various stages of cultivation from a Calwell residence during the execution of a search warrant this morning (Friday, February 20).
During the search, police located up to 85 cannabis plants, ranging from seedlings to fully mature plants, growing in the backyard of the home, with a watering system connected to the house and sun protection.
During a further search of the premises, police also located and seized a quantity of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and a quantity of cash suspected to be the proceeds of crime.
Two 20-year-old women and a 24-year-old man will be summonsed to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court at a later date on charges of cultivating and possessing cannabis, plus further drug charges.
ACT Policing urges anyone with information about the distribution, manufacture or sale of illicit drugs in the community to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
How they managed to grow this many cannabis plants without the neighbours noticing is anyone’s guess…