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Cannabis stash worth almost $180,000 seized

Updated: Nov 11, 2020


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A man will face court after cannabis worth almost $180,000 was seized. About 11am on Wednesday, officers attached to New England Target Action Group attended a home on Baldersleigh Road, Guyra, to speak with a man believed to reside at the location. During a search of the home officers located and seized 27.3kg cannabis, along with two vials of cannabis oil. The cannabis has an estimated potential street value of $180,000. Following further inquiries, about 10.40am on Thursday officers arrested a 53-year-old man at Armidale Police Station. He was charged with two counts of possessing prohibited drug, supply prohibited drug > commercial quantity and cultivate prohibited plant. The man was refused bail to appear at Tamworth Local Court on Thursday.