Man charged after cops find cannabis plants growing in NSW home

A man has been arrested and charged after police found a collection of cannabis plants growing throughout his home in NSW.

Officers from the Target Action Group searched the man’s George Street home in Marmong Point, Lake Macquarie, yesterday morning.

During the search, officers allegedly located 11 cannabis plants, cannabis leaf and cannabis oil.


A 63-year-old man was arrested at the house and taken to Belmont Police Station for questioning.

He was eventually charged with supply drug, possess drug over an indictable quantity and less then commercial quantity and eleven counts of possess prohibited drug and cultivate cannabis plants.

The 63-year-old was granted conditional bail to appear in Toronto Local Court on Tuesday 26 July.