$10 Million Worth of Cannabis Seized in NSW Central West

posted Apr 28, 2020, 2:59 PM by 2MG Real FM
Seven people have been charged and after police seized nearly $10 million worth of cannabis in the State’s Central west.

Strike Force detectives and officers from the Orana Mid-West police district, executed a search warrant at a property in Ballimore on Monday.

Officers located and seized more than 2440 cannabis plants and 350kg of dried cannabis, with an estimated potential street value of more than $9.6 million.

Five men – aged 26, 40, 42, 45 and 52 – and two women – aged 34 and 59 – were arrested at the property and taken to Dubbo Police Station.

All seven people were charged with cultivate prohibited plant (large commercial quantity cannabis), supply prohibited drug (large commercial quantity) and participate criminal group contribute criminal activity.

The 26-year-old man was also charged with possess prohibited drug.

Police will allege in court that the group were involved in the large-scale cultivation and supply of cannabis across NSW.