Medina grow house uncovered in police raid
Two men have been charged by Organised Crime Squad detectives after three search warrants, including one in Medina, allegedly uncovered a significant haul of cannabis plants.
At about 11.50am on Wednesday, police executed a search warrant at a house in Brownell Crescent in Medina and allegedly found 88 cannabis plants being grown in a hydroponic setup.
Police allegedly seized the plants and hydroponic equipment during the raid, with a second search warrant executed later on Wednesday uncovering 200 cannabis plants and a hydroponic setup at a property on Thea Walk in Willetton.
Police say a third search warrant was executed early this morning at a house on Berwick Street in St James, with a large quantity of cash located at the property.
A 32 year old man of St James was charged with two counts of cultivating a prohibited plant with intent to sell/supply, fraudulent appropriation of power and unlawful possession.
A 22 year old man of St James was also charged with cultivating a prohibited plant with intent to sell/supply and fraudulent appropriation of power.
Both appeared in the Perth Magistrates Court earlier today with their next court appearance on February 8.
Get the latest news from thewest.com.au in your inbox.
Sign up for our emails