Charge over cannabis crop

A WODONGA man was arrested and charged this week after police seized 98 cannabis plants growing in the backyard of a West Wodonga home in November.

Police said a Wodonga man, 47, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with cultivating cannabis and bailed to appear in the Wodonga Magistrates Court on March 18.

It follows the arrest of another Wodonga man, 33, who was charged with cultivating cannabis and possessing a samurai sword.

Police seized 98 cannabis plants from the backyard of a Heckendorf Road unit in November.