• Jason Regan

Drugs and Weapons seized in Cadell and Waikerie

Waikerie Police has conducted several searches across the region with cannabis, methamphetamine and weapons found at three separate properties.


On Friday 11 February, police searched an address at Cadell. They located a sophisticated hydroponic cannabis operation with three grow rooms including an underground bunker.


Police seized 30 cannabis plants, a large quantity of dried cannabis material and various prescribed equipment. A 59-year-old man from the property was reported for cultivating a commercial quantity of cannabis and a host of other drug-related charges.


On Sunday 13 February, police searched a house on Smith Drive at Waikerie. During the search, Police say they found approximately 10 grams of methamphetamine, two cannabis plants, cash, two slingshots and drug paraphernalia.


A 41-year-old man from the property was charged and will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date.


On Wednesday 16 February, police searched another house at Cadell and located 10 cannabis plants growing on the property.


A 50-year-old man from the property was reported for cultivating cannabis, possessing prescribed equipment and hindering police. A 19-year-old man from the property was also reported for cultivating cannabis and hindering police. Both will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date.