Community & Business

11 September, 2022

Cannabis plants seized

POLICE have charged a woman and seized cannabis plants and seedlings with an estimated street value of $400,000 at a property near Silver Valley.

Cannabis plants seized - feature photo

Mt Garnet Police attended a property on the Kennedy Highway near Silver Valley, in relation to another matter around 10am on 31 August.

Whilst at the address they allegedly located a large quantity of cannabis drying in the yard of the property on a table. Officers also located cannabis drying in a nearby shed.

A further search of the property led to the discovery of approximately 300 plants ranging from seedlings to over a metre in height. Thousands of cannabis seeds were also located.

A 43-year-old Silver Valley woman was arrested at the address and charged with one count each of producing and possessing a dangerous drug (in excess of schedule 3). She was granted police bail and will appear in Atherton Magistrates Court on 20 September. Investigations are continuing.


Most Popular