NSW Police bust cannabis growing operation

Do you think at some point somebody will work out this is just a never ending cycle of crime and punishment?

A Vietnamese man has been charged after more than 250 cannabis plants were seized at a Hunter Valley home where police found a large hydroponic set-up.

In recent months, NSW Police officers District have been investigating the cultivation of cannabis in the region.

A searched of a home at Hunterview in Singleton on Wednesday turned up the hydroponic cannabis set-up and 258 cannabis plants.

Police remain at the property on Thursday and are dismantling the set-up.

The 28-year-old man was charged with cultivating a large commercial quantity of cannabis, altering an electricity installation for metering and indoor cultivation plant for commercial purpose.

The man was refused bail and will appear at Singleton Local Court on Thursday.