Benalla Ensign

Cannabis plants seized

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A 51-year-old man was arrested on Monday, September 27, after police found 27 cannabis plants at a Swanpool address.

Benalla police along with the assistance of the Benalla Crime Investigat­ion Unit executed a search warrant at the residence in Swanpool on Monday morning.

It is alleged that 27 cannabis plants as well as 2.76 kg of cannabis were seized, along with an imitation handgun firearm allegedly seized from the address.

The man was arrested at the scene and later interviewe­d at Benalla Police

Station. The man has been charged with cultivatin­g a narcotic plant (cannabis), possessing cannabis and possession of an imitation firearm.

He has been bailed to appear at the Benalla Magistrate­s’ Court at a later date.

 ?? ?? Search warrant: A man was arrested after police found a number of cannabis plants at a Swanpool address.
Search warrant: A man was arrested after police found a number of cannabis plants at a Swanpool address.

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