$120,000 Worth of Cannabis Seized in Coffs Harbour and Maclean

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6 December 2017

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More than $120,000 worth of cannabis has been seized in two separate search warrant operations conducted across the Coffs Clarence command on Tuesday.

Around, 12.15pm detectives executed a search warrant at a Coffs Harbour townhouse in Boultwood Street.

The search of the premises saw police allegedly seize 1.1kg of cannabis.

Investigations into this matter are continuing.

Meanwhile, further north at Ashby, police from the Lower Rivers sector executed a search warrant at a house in Clarence Street around 1:30pm.

Police allegedly seized 46 cannabis plants, ranging in height between 1 metre and 2 metres, growing within the property. Officers also located cannabis seeds and cannabis leaf.

An occupant, a 44 year old man, has been charged with cultivate prohibited plant and two counts of possess prohibited drugs. He will appear at Maclean Local Court on the 13 February 2017.

The search warrants continue the command's focus of targeting community level drugs, as drugs like cannabis continue to drive crime.

Over the past 2 weeks, NSW Police from the Coffs Clarence LAC have seized almost $350,000 worth of cannabis. The strategy of detecting and disrupting drug crime and supply will continue.

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