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Home Crime Police find 50 pounds of weed in bedroom

Police find 50 pounds of weed in bedroom

Police said they found over 50 pounds of cannabis while conducting an anti-drug operation, and have arrested and charged Calbert Hubert Young, 24, in connection with the discovery. According to police, at about 10:30 Sunday night, the Gang Suppression Unit (GSU), in the course of the anti-drug operation, searched a house on Gibson Street in the Fabers Road Extension area.

The GSU reported that when they went to the house, a 1-bedroom shack, the owner of the house, Calbert Hubert Young, was at home.

Police said that on the floor in the bedroom, they found a sack containing cannabis. An additional sack containing seven kilos of cannabis was found under the bed.

A further search of the room led the officers to discover two plastic bags containing four smaller bags of cannabis under a green sheet.

The sack found on the floor in the bedroom weighed 17 and a half kilograms, and in total, 24.95 kilograms of cannabis, along with a digital scale and several black plastic bags believed to be used for the weighing and parceling of the cannabis respectively, were found. .

Young was arrested and charged with four counts of “possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply.”

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