• Hannah Phillips

Cannabis Seized at Saddleworth

Police have arrested a man following the discovery of a hydroponic set up at Saddleworth over the weekend.

Clare police attended at the Saddleworth home about 1pm on Saturday February 17 and located four cannabis plants being grown hydroponically in a rear shed.

Officers also discovered that electricity had been illegally diverted to the shed.

A 31-year-old Saddleworth man was charged with cultivating cannabis, possessing prescribed equipment and illegal diversion of electricity.

He was bailed to appear in the Clare Magistrates Court on May 14.