Man arrested after growing cannabis in tent in bedroom

Man arrested after growing cannabis in tent in bedroom

Man arrested after growing cannabis in tent in bedroom

First published in News

A SOUTHAMPTON man grew cannabis in a tent in his bedroom which he principally sold to friends and associates to help fund his long-standing addiction for cocaine.

Kevin Culpin, 47, was arrested after police stopped his car and immediately smelled cannabis. After handing over a large bag of skunk cannabis, he was also found with two mobile phones as well as £320 in cash.

Prosecutor Siobhan Linsley told the city crown court officers discovered “a cannabis production unit” and nine second harvest cannabis plants with a potential yield of £1,250 in his bedroom They also found a deal list with 17 names, indicating he had pocketed £5,380 from cannabis selling with in excess of £20,000 owed to him. They also seized about £1,000 worth of cocaine.

Culpin, 47, of Three Oaks, Southampton, was jailed for 28 months. He admitted possessing cannabis with intent to supply, producing cannabis, and possessing cocaine.

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12:11pm Mon 19 May 14

ToastyTea says...

Bit harsh sentence
Bit harsh sentence ToastyTea
  • Score: -3

8:04pm Mon 19 May 14

jonnyx says...

In tent to supply. Quite literally.
In tent to supply. Quite literally. jonnyx
  • Score: 3

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