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212 cannabis plants found 'dumped' in lake

The Local/og · 27 Mar 2012, 07:52

Published: 27 Mar 2012 07:52 GMT+02:00

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“It took a little time to drag it all out,” said Susann Redenfors of the Falkenberg police to Hallans Nyheter newspaper (HN).

The man who made the find was out for a stroll at 9.00am on Sunday morning when he came upon the dumped marijuana in Nyhagasjön, a lake several kilometres east of Asige, near Falkenberg.

He called the police who retrieved the plants, as well as equipment for cultivating the plants at an indoor facility, including pots and electric lighting for keeping the plants warm and light.

The police reported that the number of plants totaled 212.

According to the police, many factors point to the possibility that the perpetrator drove up to the lake and dumped the contraband from a vehicle’s cargo space.

“If there’s someone who’s seen something or as something to tell us, then please let us know,” Redenfors told the paper.

Meanwhile, the cannabis cultivation equipment is being analyzed by police in the hope of finding any traces that may leads to the owner.

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The incident is being labelled as a violation against narcotics laws.

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Your comments about this article

08:13 March 27, 2012 by tendance
"If there's someone who's seen something or has something to tell us, then please let us know,"

N witness, no investigation, no case... that's the Swedish police
08:43 March 27, 2012 by robban70226
Why tae them out?? The fishes deserve to have some fun sometimes..Matural nutrient is always good..
09:57 March 27, 2012 by voiceofreason
I say arrest the guy who found this, how on earth could he tell it was cannabis.
10:24 March 27, 2012 by cattie
Looks like someones mother found his stash in the cellar when she went to get the easter decorations. She was probably wondering why the electric bill was so high and why her son had so much spending money even though he did not have a job.
11:23 March 27, 2012 by Rishonim
What a waste. Who in their right mind would throw away 200 plants of Ganja? The police should put their time to better use.
14:26 March 27, 2012 by Frobobbles
Now the swedish police will enter into their database that they solved 212 crimes.
16:58 March 27, 2012 by Dazzler
#6 HAHA....thats wonderful!
22:44 March 27, 2012 by swedejane
Sad...such a waste. If electricity wasn't prohibitively expensive I'd grow it myself.
01:18 March 29, 2012 by Spuds MacKenzie
There are Swedes that grow & smoke weed?! I have yet to meet any! They only seem to like alcohol in this country. :(
19:23 March 30, 2012 by Mbenzi
Got lake weed problems?

There are solutions for that, even lake weed rollers!


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