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Marijuana raid at Goonellabah

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A man is due to appear in court next month after police seized more than 90 marijuana plants in a raid at Goonellabah.

Following an extensive investigation, specialist police from Richmond Local Area Command raided a property on Rous Road at Goonellabah, about 8.40am on Thursday.

Police allege there was an elaborate hydroponic setup underneath the house where 89 cannabis plants were being grown, while a further four plants were discovered in a garage on the property.

Officers arrested a 42 year old man at the scene. He was taken to Lismore Police Station where he was interviewed and later charged with: possessing a prohibited drug; cultivating a prohibited plant; and cultivating a prohibited plant of a commercial quantity.

He has been bailed to appear at Lismore Local Court on Monday 22 April 2013.

 


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