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Man remains in custody after Crescent Head cannabis haul

A MAN remains in custody after police executed a raid on a property near Kempsey allegedly netting 280 cannabis plants with a potential street value of $560,000. Solicitor Michael Giles did not make an application for bail for 62-year-old Anthony David Bower. Mr Bower was charged on Wednesday, March 28 by police from the Mid North Coast Police District, after they executed a search warrant at a home on Crescent Head Road with the assistance of the Dog Unit. Police facts allege they located a large amount of cash, cannabis leaf and 280 cannabis plants. Mr Bower was arrested and charged with cultivating prohibited plant, deal in proceeds of crime, possess prohibited drug and supply prohibited drug. He was refused bail and remains in custody until his next court appearance in Port Macquarie on April 19. Originally published here:

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