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Home and business searched for cannabis

26 Nov 2021 7:27am

A Lewiston man is facing drug trafficking charges after police searched his home and workplace yesterday.

About 11am on Thursday 25 November, Barossa Police and CIB detectives, with the assistance of Police Drug Dog Georgie, conducted coordinated searches at a residential address in Lewiston and a Smithfield business.

It will be alleged that police located and seized more than $13,000 cash and 2.8 kilograms of cannabis ready for sale.

At the business premises, police also discovered a cannabis oil extraction laboratory within one of the offices.

A 28-year-old Lewiston man was arrested and charged with trafficking a large commercial quantity of cannabis and manufacturing a controlled substance.  He was bailed to appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court on 7 January.

Anyone with information about the growing, sale or supply of illicit drugs can report it anonymously to police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au