Smell of cannabis led to discovery of inner city drug operation

Police uncovered a cannabis farm on a residential street at the weekend after complaints about the smell.

Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 8:08 am
Updated Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 8:10 am

Officers were called to Earl Street near the city centre on Sunday where they located the pungent illegal operation at a property.

Using a warrant to gain entry, they found the sophisticated set up with numerous plants.

Three men were arrested shortly after when they returned to the address to find the police waiting for them.

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The drug operation found on Earl Street.
Earl Street.