ACT Policing seized a number of cannabis plants and a substance suspected to be steroids during two simultaneous Drugs of Dependence Act 1989 (DODA) search warrants earlier today (Thursday 18 July 2013).
About 6.30am, ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations members executed two simultaneous DODA search warrants at premises located in Isabella Plains and Richardson.
During the search police located sheds at both premises which contained hydroponic growing equipment, a number of cannabis plants at varying stages of growth and dried plant matter suspected to be cannabis. Police seized a total of 30 cannabis plants with an estimated street value of over $60,000.
Police also seized a number of vials of a substance suspected to be steroids from the premises in Richardson.
ACT Firearms Registry attended the Richardson premises and seized five registered firearms which were incorrectly stored.
A 42-year-old Richardson man and a 40-year-old Isabella Plains man will be summonsed to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court at later date to face charges of Cultivating a Controlled Plant and Possession of Steroids.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]