A tourist attraction and accommodation centre in New Zealand has been revealed to be the location of a previous multi-million dollar underground cannabis cultivation site, which police seized back in 2019.
Police in Langford have seized over 100 plants across two homes next door from one another, in a ‘sophisticated’ hydroponic set up. Officers were pictured carrying multiple big bags full of cannabis from the properties.
Police in New South Wales have seized more than $3 million dollars’ worth of cannabis from several properties in what is said to have been a large scale operation with sophisticated grow rooms, using hydroponics.
Nathan Sharp, a café owner in Perth, Western Australia has been fined $15k for selling cannabis-laced chocolate brownies to a mother and here two children, causing them to hallucinate.
Joshua Simms from Newport in New South Wales has avoided a sentence for trafficking drugs into the state. Instead, he will have to complete 60 hours of unpaid work within the next year.
A 25-year-old male has been charged after local police find cannabis, a huge amount of cash and money counting equipment, and a cryovac machine. The rental house is situated in Kelvin Grove, Queensland.
Hemp, which is legal due to the low amounts of THC (the psychoactive element) can be grown legally in Australia. However, a Tasmanian farmer has had to destroy his entire crop after THC levels were found to be too high.
Greek authorities have found more than four tonnes of cannabis hidden in a shipment of industrial cupcake-making machines. The package was shipping from Lebanon to Slovakia.
Over 9200 cannabis plants were seized by police, after discovering a huge grow room, on a small farm in Ontario, Canada. For a small township, officers say it was a ““professional, high quality” operation.
A former cinema, and most recently a wedding and event hall, has been turned into a 700 plant cannabis farm Police in the UK city of Wolverhampton did a search of the property after being alerted to suspicious activity.
Police in the Northern Territory have charged two people with drug offences after being pulled over on the on the Stuart Highway. Witnesses noticed a very strong smell of cannabis coming from the vehicle.
100 members of a gang have been arrested by police, after they tried to smuggle five tonnes of hashish and 230 kilograms of marijuana from Morocco to Spain, via speed boats.
Police in Canberra have found a huge cannabis growing operation, spanning 6 rooms, in a house in Dunlop. Unsafe electrical outlets and huge grow tents were found at the home, with the number of plants being unknown.
A substantial grow house found in Canberra by police is estimated to be worth $550,000. The home in Dunlop contained over 200 plants and was said be a “well organised” grow house by police.
A staggering $7.5 million dollars’ worth of cannabis has been found by New South Wales police at a property in the Southern Highlands. Another 100kg of dried cannabis leaves was also found.
After pleaded guilty, a man in Adelaide, who was a site supervisor for the Royal Adelaide Hospital, has been given over five years jail time for sending 30 kilograms of cannabis through Australia post.
A 28-year-old man was arrested at a unit in Rhodes, in Sydney’s after being thought to be in charge of a huge cannabis group shipping the drug throughout NSW, and worth millions of dollars in profits.
The men are understood to be participating in a trafficking operation between Brisbane and Sydney, after being caught with over 130kg of cannabis, as well as other drugs, chemicals, and large amounts of cash.
Police in South Australia have made a discovery of around 65 cannabis plants growing behind a hidden doorway, being shielded by a bookshelf. The plants were seized on a property in north-east Adelaide.
A ‘significant’ drug farm in the North of Adelaide has been discovered by police on a four-hectare property. Up to 10,000 plants were destroyed by police, believing the crop to be worth millions of dollars.
South Australian police have raided a property at Buckland Park in Adelaide’s rural north. The findings are said to be significant and one of the state’s biggest finds. Both hydroponic plants and dried cannabis were found.
Three people from Burnie, Tasmania are being charged with trafficking drugs, with police saying they were advertising their CBD infused gummy sweets online. The police found four packages of the cannabis gummy bears.
Police raids in the Glass House Mountains, Nambour, Mount Coolum, Maleny and Glenwood result in $470,000 worth of drugs being seized, including 156 cannabis plants and 12.365kg of dried cannabis.
A man from Western Australia has been given a fine for eating sandwiches he made using cannabutter (cannabis-infused butter), to treat an injury he gained at work.
A police search of three properties near Taree, at Minimbah, Melinga and Moorland, has found 13,353 cannabis plants growing illegally, in one of the biggest seizures found by New South Wales police.
Three men have been charged in the Norther Territory for trying to bring in 132 kilograms of cannabis into the state. The drugs packages were found with labels saying they were ‘stone monuments’.
Drug traffickers are finding new ways to smuggle in cannabis to remote communities in the Northern Territory, Australia. Police have now found frozen chickens, with hidden cannabis inside.
Whilst police in Far North Queensland were raiding a large cannabis grow room, they heard something moving in some nearby leaves. Turns out there was a python ‘guarding’ the grow room!
Organised Crime Squad officers in Western Australia have sent a warning for landlords to keep a close eye on their rental properties after 265 cannabis plants were found in a rental property in of two Geraldton houses.
A man in regional NSW has been charged after over $6 million dollars’ worth of cannabis plants were found growing on his remote property in Tindarey. This is the largest outdoor cultivation site found growing in NSW since 2017.