A Caerphilly man has been jailed for two years and two months for growing cannabis at his home.
Matthew Welsh, 30, of Y Cilgant, Penyrheol, was sentenced at Newport Crown Court on February 4.
Welsh pleaded guilty to growing 42 cannabis plants and 51 cannabis seedlings.
Cannabis is classed as a class B drug.
PC Iwan Adams, of Gwent Police, said: “As a result of proactive enquires made by the Caerphilly Neighbourhood Policing Team, officers attended the home of Matthew Welsh in the Caerphilly area, where a sizeable cannabis production was located and recovered.
“Gwent Police will continue to target those individuals identified as responsible for the production of cannabis within our communities.
“Please keep telling us about your concerns about drug dealing so we can take action. You can report any concerns to us on 101 or alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
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