• Hannah Phillips

Drugs Seized by Police on YP, Mid-North

Police have seized cannabis plants and dried cannabis following a search of two properties in the Yorke Mid-North Local Service Area.

Just before 1.30pm yesterday (24 October), police from Eudunda, Balaklava, Freeling and Riverton searched a property at Eudunda.

The search uncovered seven cannabis plants, cannabis seeds, equipment to hydroponically grow cannabis plus a quantity of dried cannabis.

A 24-year-old man and a 20-year-old man both from the Mid-North were reported for cultivating a controlled drug.

The men will be summonsed to appear in Tanunda Magistrates Court at a later date.

Also yesterday, at 2.30pm, police from Port Victoria, Maitland, Ardrossan and Minlaton searched a property at South Kilkerran, south of Maitland.

Police will allege they located a hydroponic cannabis grow room inside the house, two cannabis plants, a quantity of dried cannabis, chemicals and a tazer.

Police investigations are continuing to locate the occupant of the property.

Both properties were searched after police received information from members of the public.

Last week Crime Stoppers launched it’s ‘Dob in a Dealer’ initiative in the mid-north region of South Australia.

Anyone with information about the manufacture, possession and sale of illegal drugs is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au - you can remain anonymous.

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