Coffs Cannabis Bust Valued at Half A Million Dollars

Slingshots and Ammunition Also Seized

Coffs Cannabis Bust Valued at Half A Million Dollars

A man will appear in court after police located a cannabis crop in Coffs Harbour on Thursday.

About 2:40pm, officers from the Coffs/Clarence Police District Firearm and Drug Unit executed a search warrant at a property on Bennetts Road in Coffs Harbour.

During a search of the property, officers located and seized 200 mature cannabis plants, 195grams of cannabis seeds, two slingshots, ammunition, and 5.370kg of cannabis.

The estimated potential street value of the cannabis is $500,000.

A 49 year old man was arrested and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station where he was charged with supply cannabis, possess prohibited drug, possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit, and possess ammunition without holding a licence/permit.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court on Monday 28 May 2018.