16 December 2021

Three men to face court after 452 cannabis plants seized

| David Murtagh
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Cannabis plants

Police seized almost 200 cannabis plants from Amaroo. Photo: ACT Policing.

Three men will face court today after search warrants were executed at homes in Amaroo, Macgregor and Ainslie yesterday (15 December) in relation to the cultivation of commercial quantities of cannabis in the ACT.

Officers from Belconnen Station seized 255 plants from the Macgregor house and 197 plants from the Amaroo house.

A 34-year old man and a 35-year-old man were each charged with one count of cultivating a commercial quantity of a controlled plant for sale.

A 64-year-old man faces two charges of cultivating a commercial quantity of a controlled plant for sale.

All three are scheduled to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court today (16 December).

Anyone with information about the manufacture, distribution and sale of illicit drugs in the ACT 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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If only there was a way to allow individuals to grow their own, or sell it in tax-paying shopfronts…

Capital Retro3:48 pm 16 Dec 21

Geez, where else in the world would you get so much grass grown with 100% renewable electricity?

Minister Rattenborough should be proud of that.

That is one complicated looking switchboard.
Is that what a recharging board would look like for a battery car
.. ( Joke ! just a joke. Geez don’t go berserk )

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