Man who sustained a dislocated shoulder while trying to extinguish a fire in his house is arrested after the police found a major cannabis operation within
- The police found hydroponic cannabis setups in two rooms of the Adelaide house
- They seized 31 cannabis plants, 87 cannabis seeds and hydroponics equipment
- The 52-year-old man was arrested and charged with a number of violations
A man who sustained a dislocated shoulder while trying to extinguish a house fire was arrested after the police discovered a hydroponic crop in his home.
Emergency services responded to reports of smoke from a house in Pooraka, in the north of Adelaide, just after Sunday at 8 am.
When the police arrived, smoke was seen from the roof of the house and fire fighters extinguished the fire quickly before it caused major damage.
Adelaide Police discovered that cannabis is grown hydroponically in two rooms of a house after a house fire
The man sustained a dislocated shoulder as he tried to put out the fire and was taken to Modbury Hospital for treatment.
Upon investigation, the police discovered that cannabis was grown in two rooms of the house hydroponics.
Police also discovered that electricity was illegally diverted to the property, which is believed to have caused the fire.
The police seized 31 cannabis plants, 87 cannabis seedlings and hydroponic equipment.
The 52-year-old man was arrested and accused of cultivating a large commercial amount of cannabis, owning prescribed equipment, and deriving electricity.
The police seized 31 cannabis plants, 87 cannabis seedlings and hydroponic equipment
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