Cannabis bust nets 72 mature plants: police

Police allege a 49 woman was growing cannabis in her backyard. Picture: supplied.

Police allege a 49 woman was growing cannabis in her backyard. Picture: supplied.

Police allege a 49 year old woman was growing cannabis in her backyard and back deck of a house in the Glen Innes township.

Earlier today police executed a search warrant on a house in Heron Street where she was allegedly growing 72 mature cannabis plans in garden-like plots and pots.

Police say they also discovered cannabis leaf and seeds in the raid, which they executed at 1:00pm this afternoon.

A 49 year old woman has been charged with cannabis cultivation and the possession of a prohibited drug and will face court on May 29.

A 49 year old woman has been charged with cultivation offences after a raid. Picture: supplied.

A 49 year old woman has been charged with cultivation offences after a raid. Picture: supplied.

A woman has been arrested and charged with threatening police with a plastic pole on Saturday night.

The 34 year old woman made verbal threats of violence to police around 11:30pm Saturday night before arming herself with a plastic pole, police allege. They were forced to use capsicum spray before placing her under arrest.

Police had been called to the soccer fields on Grey street to respond to a disturbance. Police have charged her with affray and intimidating a police in the execution of their duty. She will appear in Glen Innes Local Court on April 24.

Police allege they also discovered cannabis leaf and seeds. Picture: supplied.

Police allege they also discovered cannabis leaf and seeds. Picture: supplied.

Police allege a woman was growing 72 cannabis plants in her backyard. Picture: supplied.

Police allege a woman was growing 72 cannabis plants in her backyard. Picture: supplied.