A miner, who was arrested on Sunday night after the police unearthed a quantity of narcotics in the ceiling of his house, was yesterday released on a sum of $175,000 bail after he was charged.
The police acting on intelligence received went to Smith’s house around 11.30 pm on Sunday during which a search was conducted.
In the ceiling, ranks allegedly unearthed a white carton containing four parcels which were wrapped with black and transparent plastic bags.
The bags contained a quantity of leaves, seeds and stems suspected to be cannabis.
Smith was arrested and taken into police custody.