Vietnamese gardeners appear in court over alleged cannabis haul in Anketell

A MAN and a woman appeared in custody at Rockingham Magistrates Court today, January 12, on cultivation of marijuana charges.

Thi Tuyet Trang Vo, (41) was charged with cultivate a prohibited plant with intent to sell or supply and possession of stolen or unlawfully obtained property.

While the man, Vuong Xuan Bui (60) was charged with cultivate a prohibited plant with intent to sell or supply.

The pair were arrested after Armadale detectives claimed they seized a quantity of cannabis from a property, with a market garden, on Thomas Road on January 11.

Represented by the duty lawyer each appeared separately, while the lawyer requested a Vietnamese interpreter for the pair.

Magistrate Leanne Atkins remanded the pair in custody to re-appear on Monday, January 15 along with an interpreter.

They were not required to enter pleas.