Grow room located at Cairns

A man has been charged after a raid conducted yesterday by police from the Greater Cairns Task Force uncovered a cannabis grow house in Bentley Park.

Officers executed a search warrant on the Timberlea Drive residence around 6.30am and located the growing tent in the back room of the house complete with growing light, fans and ducting.

A quantity of cannabis plants, packaged cannabis, a grinder and equipment used for growing cannabis were seized during the search.

A 44-year-old Bentley Park man was charged with one count each of possess dangerous drugs, produce dangerous drugs, possess utensils and possess anything used in the commission of a crime.

He is due to appear in Cairns Magistrates Court on December 9.

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