Burnett police uncover hydroponic drug operation
A KINGAROY man has been given a hefty fine after Kingaroy police uncovered him using a hydroponic operation to grow cannabis.
Ashley John Clark pleaded guilty to one charge of possessing anything used in the commission of a crime, one charge of possessing dangerous drugs, one charge of possessing drug utensils and one charge of contravening a direction or requirement of police.
Police executed a search warrant at a Murray Parade address in Kingaroy, finding Clark growing three cannabis seedlings.
Police also found power cables, timing adaptors, heat lamps, ducting filters and a water pipe all in connection with a dangerous drug.
Clark was convicted, fined $750 and ordered to forfeit the seized items.
Convictions were recorded.