Hundreds of cannabis plants seized from Mt Garnet property

September 2, 2022 8:39 am in by


Around $400,000 worth of cannabis has been seized at a far north property.

Mount Garnet Police attended a property on Kennedy highway near Silver Valley, in relation to another matter around 10am Wednesday.

They allegedly located a large quantity of cannabis drying in the yard of the property on a table, before finding more cannabis drying in a nearby shed.

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A further search of the property uncovered roughly 300 plants ranging from seedlings to over a meter in height, as well as thousands of cannabis seeds.

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 September 20.

Investigations are continuing.