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Some of the plants discovered by police at a Tabulam farm yesterday. (Supplied)
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A 43-year-old Tabulam man will appear in Lismore Local Court today after police allegedly located drugs and ammunition in caravans at a farm in Tabulam.

Police carried out a search warrant at the farm, which housed two caravans, yesterday at 3pm.

Inside one caravan they located two hundred and forty five cannabis plants in varying stages of matured growth in pots.

Cannabis plants seized during a raid on a Tabulam farm. (supplied)
Cannabis plants seized during a raid on a Tabulam farm. (supplied)

Police said the heights of the plants varied between 10 cm and 1 metre in height.

Police also located seven hydroponic grow lamps, shades, seven ballasts and a significant amount of bottled hydroponic nutrients and growth aids.

Inside another caravan police located an amount of ammunition.

The 43-year-old Tabulam man was charged with cultivating more than a commercial quantity of a prohibited drug, possessing a prohibited drug, possessing ammunition without a licence and taking part in  enhanced indoor cultivation of a commercial quantity of a prohibited drug.

Police said the man also had an outstanding warrant.

He will appear in Lismore Local Court today.


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