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Pot, hash and cash at Woodburn

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Yesterday police executed a search warrant at a Woodburn. Police from the Richmond Target Action Group entered the premises at 11.20am and found 112 cannabis plants being cultivated inside the house, 6 cannabis plants growing outside, 2.46 kilos of cannabis, 50 grams of hash and a large amount of cash. Two men aged 34 and 68 were arrested.

The 68 year old was charged with Cultivate Prohibited Plant – Greater than Commercial Quantity, Cultivate Prohibited Plant – less than Indictable Quantity. Supply Prohibited Drug – Less Than Commercial Quantity, Supply Prohibited Drug – Less Than Indictable Quantity, three counts of Possess Prohibited Drug and Deal With Proceeds of Crime.

The 34 year old was charged with Cultivate Prohibited Plant – Greater than Commercial Quantity, Supply Prohibited Drug -Less than Commercial Quantity, Supply Prohibited Drug – Less than Indicitible Quantity, Deal With Proceeds of Crime, Supply Prohibited Drug and two counts of Possess Prohibited Drug.

Both men were bail refused and were scheduled to appear at the Lismore Local Court yesterday.


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3 COMMENTS

    • Agreed. It is easier to bust people selling a relatively harmless herb that to tackle any of the problems our society actually suffers.

      DV is very closely linked to that dangerous but legal substance called alcohol.

      We don’t have leaders anymore. Just a pack of money-grabbing wimps.

  1. While our great allie the USA is legalising this herb our govt is wasting money on busting people for small amounts. It just shows you how archaic our state and federal governments really are. They are still trapped in mid 20th centre, mindset.
    A total waste of tax payer money!

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