The Halcombe duo admit to growing cannabis and owning 2kg for supply

Rodney Scott Fisher was told to be ready for jail when convicted of cannabis offenses by the Palmerston North District Court.

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Rodney Scott Fisher was told to be ready for jail when convicted of cannabis offenses by the Palmerston North District Court.

A man was ordered to prepare for prison after he and a woman were caught growing cannabis and the product was ready to be shipped to others.

Rodney Scott Fisher, 54, pleaded guilty in Palmerston North District Court Tuesday to growing cannabis and possessing it for delivery

His co-defendant Katie Marie Fisher, 52, pleaded guilty to the same charge the previous week.

The couple were arrested after police raided their rural property in Halcombe in April.

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The property consists of several buildings including a caravan attached to the house and various sheds.

One shed contained 42 cannabis plants, from small seedlings to fully mature plants ready to be harvested.

A collection of 64 snap-lock bags containing 28 grams of dried cannabis was found in the main house.

Police also found 385 grams of dried cannabis in bags and containers in the living room.

A total of 2.1 kilograms of dried cannabis was found in the fisherman’s house.

Both fishermen will be sentenced in September.

Judge Lance Rowe told Rodney Fisher Tuesday to be ready if he was sentenced to jail.

Rodney Fisher has a criminal record for drug offenses.

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