Police raid NSW home, seizing cannabis plants and four pythons

A man has been charged after police seized 91 cannabis plants, four snakes, and other items at a home in Warragamba yesterday.

About 12.30pm (Tuesday 1 September 2015), following investigations into the supply of drugs in the area, police executed a search warrant at a home on First Street, Warragamba.

During the search warrant, police allegedly located a hydroponics set-up, and seized 91 cannabis plants, dried and pre-packaged cannabis, four snakes (two albino carpet pythons and two woma pythons), and other items.


All items were seized and will undergo forensic examinations. The snakes were seized by the National Parks and Wildlife Service.

At the home, police arrested a 35-year-old man. He was taken to Penrith Police Station where he was charged with;

– Cultivate commercial quantity of prohibited plants,

– Cultivate by enhanced indoor means,

– Supply prohibited drug,

– Possess prohibited drug, and

– Possess restricted substance.

He was refused bail and is due to appear at Penrith local Court today (Wednesday 2 September 2015).

Investigations are continuing.