Cannabis plant grows between court and police
Friday Nov 14, 2008
A cannabis plant managed to survive an estimated two months in the heart of Timaru's crime fighting centre before being discovered by a policeman.
The 25cm plant was spotted by Sergeant Grant Lord this week as he went
to talk to a group of people outside the town's courthouse - which is
next to the police station.
Mr Lord told the Timaru Herald the plant, which was growing at the base
of a table, was likely to be a couple of months old and meant someone
had possibly lit up a joint and discarded the butt there.
The plant was plucked from the ground and destroyed.