Mature cannabis plants found by police in Scunthorpe man's home
POLICE found four mature cannabis plants in a room of a home of a Scunthorpe man.
Grimsby Crown Court heard officers spotted a glow from a room in the home of John Goldsworthy 32, of Derwent Road. He admitted growing the cannabis plants on August 12.
Prosecutor Mark Kendall said police found the room lined with foil and lighting equipment and there were four cannabis plants being cultivated.
In mitigation for Goldsworthy, Craig Lowe said his client had only grown them for his own use.
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Sentencing him to a 12-month community order with supervision by Humberside Probation, Judge David Tremberg said the potential yield of the plants was significant.
He warned Goldsworthy: "You do this again and you will be locked up."