Cannabis house found in Werrington

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A man has been charged after police uncovered a hydroponic cannabis house in Werrington yesterday.

Just before 7am on Tuesday, officers from North West Metropolitan Enforcement Squad – Penrith, attended a home on Gibson Avenue and executed a search warrant.

Inside, police allegedly located cannabis plants and a large hydroponic setup inside the house.

A total of 110 cannabis plants and hydroponic equipment was seized by police. All items will undergo forensic examination.

A 30-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Penrith Police Station.
The man was charged with cultivate prohibited plant – commercial purpose, and steal electricity.

He was refused bail to appear at Penrith Local Court today.

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