Police uncover hydrophobic set-up at The Branch, near Karuah

A 36-year-old man will appear in court in January following a police search of a home at The Branch, near Karuah, where two hydroponic set-ups were uncovered.

About 9am on Wednesday, November 27 Port Stephens-Hunter Police District offers attended a home in Warraba Road at The Branch and spoke with a 36-year-old man.

Police executed a search warrant at the property where they allegedly located and seized more than 11 kilograms of hydroponic cannabis, several cannabis plants, two hydroponic cannabis set-ups and drug paraphernalia.

It is estimated the street value of the cannabis seized is more than $150,000.

The 36-year-old man was issued with a future court attendance notice for the offences of cultivate prohibited plant, possess prohibited plant, possess prohibited drug and supply an indictable quantity of prohibited drug.

He is due to face Dungog Local Court on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.