Cabramatta man arrested after cannabis crop found in Elderslie home

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Police have arrested and charged a Cabramatta man after more than 100 cannabis plants were seized from an Elderslie home.

Police say the Camden Proactive Crime Team commenced an investigation after receiving credible information regarding an alleged indoor cannabis cultivation at Elderslie.

Officers say a man was stopped by police after leaving an Elderslie residence where checks revealed the male was in breach of the COVID-19 Public Health Order as he resides in Cabramatta (Fairfield LGA).

Police say they informed the man they had a search warrant and during a search of the man's vehicle located a set of keys for the house at Elderslie.

Police returned to the house in Elderslie, where they say an enhanced indoor hydroponic set up was confirmed containing 111 cannabis plants.

Police say a crime scene was then established.

The man was cautioned and placed under arrest.

Police say he was transported to Narellan Police Station, where he was later charged with taking part in enhanced indoor cultivate cannabis - commercial, consuming electricity without authority, not complying with a COVID-19 Public Health Order.

The man was refused bail and appeared at Campbelltown Local Court on Monday, July 20.

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