Members of the drug squad arrested a man with 18 cannabis plants in Nicosia on Wednesday.
The 52-year-old man was checking the plants when the officers saw and approached him.
When he noticed the officers, the man attempted to flee but was caught and arrested.
During a search of his home, 102 grammes of cannabis were found.
In a written statement, the suspect admitted cultivating the plants and that the cannabis was his.