Vietnamese boy on cannabis production charge
- 5 February 2013
- From the section Tees
A 15-year-old boy has appeared before Teesside magistrates charged with the production of cannabis.
About 400 plants, including seedlings, mature plants and dry cannabis stumps, were found by police searching a house in Thornaby on Saturday.
Cleveland Police said they believe the cannabis was worth more than £150,000.
The boy, who is Vietnamese, was remanded in custody until 13 February. He cannot be named because of his age.