The 48 year old from Leyton was arrested during a drugs raid in January

file photo: Home grown cannabis

file photo: Home grown cannabis

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A court date has been set for a man accused of growing cannabis in Waltham Forest.

Jonathon Smith, of Boscombe Avenue in Leyton, was charged on Tuesday with cultivation of cannabis and diverting electricity.

Smith, 48 and unemployed, was arrested on January 7 following a drugs raid at his Leyton home.

Following his arrest, he was bailed pending further enquiries to mid February which was extended until the middle of this month.

He is due at appear at Thames Magistrates Court on April 9.

 

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12:29am Sat 29 Mar 14

Villagecranberry says...

Shouldn't the headline be 'Man arrested for cultivating cannabis?' Surely the theft of the electric is an ancillary charge, apron the pun. The dugs offence is the primary matter,
Shouldn't the headline be 'Man arrested for cultivating cannabis?' Surely the theft of the electric is an ancillary charge, apron the pun. The dugs offence is the primary matter, Villagecranberry
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