Police charge three over hydro-house – Singleton Heights

Three men have been charged over a hydroponic cannabis set-up in the Hunter Valley.

About 9.30pm yesterday (Friday 24 May 2019), officers from Hunter Valley Police District attended a home on Gentle Close, Singleton Heights, in relation to information received regarding the alleged hydroponic cultivation of cannabis.

When they entered the home, officers allegedly uncovered 325 cannabis plants being cultivated inside, as well as over 2kg of cannabis leaf.

A crime scene was established and specialist police attended and examined the scene.

Three men, aged 24, 33 and 41, were arrested at the home and taken to Muswellbrook Police Station.

They were all charged with knowingly take part in cultivation of a commercial quantity of prohibited plant. The oldest man was also charged with possess prohibited drug.

They were all refused bail to appear at Wyong Bail Court today (Saturday 25 May 2019), where they were remanded In custody to reappear at Newcastle Local Court on Monday (27 May 2019).

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