Cannabis plants seized during search warrant - Belmont North

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 04:12:15 PM

Police attached to the Lake Macquarie Local Area Command have seized cannabis plants and 1.54kg of cannabis after executing a search warrant today.

Shortly after 8am (Wednesday 5 April 2017), police executed a search warrant at a home on Golding Avenue, Belmont North.

Police seized five cannabis plants, 1.54kg of cannabis, and a prohibited weapon (knuckle dusters).

A 39-year-old man was arrested at his home and taken to Belmont Police Station where he was charged with cultivate prohibited plant, possess prohibited plant, possess prohibited drug, possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit, and possess cannabis (greater than indictable less than commercial quantity).

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Belmont Local Court on Wednesday 26 April 2017.