More Than 100 Cannabis Plants Seized In Portland

Portland Crime Investigation Unit detectives seized more than 100 cannabis plants in Portland yesterday.

Police attended a property in Jubilee Court for a welfare check on a man just before 2pm.

It is understood the man was not present when police attended.

Officers conducted a search of the backyard to look for the man when they subsequently located more than 100 cannabis plants.

A crime scene was established while police applied for a search warrant.

The 62-year-old man arrived home about 2.40pm and was arrested by police.

He was charged with cultivate a narcotic plant and possess cannabis.

He has been bailed to appear at Portland Magistrates’ Court on 30 April.

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