A 28-year-old Warrnambool man was arrested at the weekend after allegedly admitting to trafficking cannabis.
Alexander Bruce-Soma, 28, appeared in Warrnambool Magistrates Court charged with drug possession and trafficking.
He was arrested on Saturday after police executed a search warrant at his home about 3.30pm.
The court heard the property was in a state of squalor, with remnants of cannabis in the cracks of furniture and on the floor in every room.
Mr Bruce-Soma was arrested and conveyed to Warrnambool police station where he was interviewed. He told police he was a daily cannabis user.
He admitted to trafficking, stating that he often exchanged cannabis for cash or prescription medication Valium.
He said he used cannabis to self-medicate.
Police also located evidence of drug trafficking messages on the man's mobile phone.
Magistrate Mark Stratmann said the accused had a stable residence, available drug treatment, strong family support, no criminal history and serious mental and physical health issues.
Mr Bruce-Soma was released on bail with conditions, including he not contact witnesses, abide by a 10pm to 6am curfew and not use drugs.
He will appear in court again on October 7.
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