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Marijuana found, 'Harry Potter' actor jailed

Associated Press
Jul 17, 2009 at 08:34am IST

London: A teenage cast member of the Harry Potter movies has appeared in a London court and admitted to growing marijuana.

Jamie Waylett pleaded guilty to growing the drug during a hearing Thursday at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court.

The 19-year-old Waylett plays school bully Vincent Crabbe in all six installments of the film franchise.

CHARGED: Jamie Waylett pleaded guilty to growing marijuana during a court hearing on Thursday in London.

Police found eight bags of cannabis and a knife during a search of a car Waylett was riding in. They then searched his mother's house and found 10 marijuana plants.

Waylett pleaded guilty to producing cannabis, which carries a maximum 14-year sentence. His friend John Innis pleaded guilty to drug possession.

Judge Timothy Workman said the pair would be sentenced Tuesday.

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