Large hydro crop uncovered in southern suburbs

Source: South Australia Police

A man and a woman have been arrested following the discovery of a cannabis crop at Sellicks Beach today.

Just after 9.30am on Saturday 19 June, police attended a property on Seascape View where they carried out a search uncovering a large and sophisticated hydroponic cannabis crop. Police seized almost 260 cannabis plants which were being grown in six rooms inside the property.

A 51-year-old man and a 51-year-old woman, both from Sellicks Beach, have been charged with cultivate a commercial quantity of a controlled drug, possess prescribed equipment and divert electricity. They have been bailed to appear in the Christies Beach Magistrates Court on 23 July.

Anyone with information about the production, sale, supply or possession of illicit drugs is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at You can remain anonymous.