A 32-year-old local man was arrested in Nemea, in the NE Peloponnese, on charges of illicit trade in antiquities and of growing cannabis plants on his farm, was announced on Tuesday.

Police, acting on a tip-off, searched the suspect’s house and farmstead and discovered ancient ceramic objects dated to the Mycenaean Period. The search also revealed a small cannabis plantation numbering a total of 179 plants.