Drug bust

Police arrested a 35-year-old man last week after they located 268 cannabis plants at a Papakura address. Police arrived at the house on an unrelated matter and searched after officers smelt cannabis.
They found a large drug operation being carried out and seized almost 1.4kg of dried cannabis as well as hundreds of plants in various stages of maturity.
Detective Senior Sergeant Rod Honan of Papakura CIB says the clandestine operation was one of the more sophisticated setups they have located recently.

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