Man charged over ‚elaborate’ cannabis operation in south Melbourne

Man charged over ‚elaborate’ cannabis operation in south Melbourne

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An estimated 10 kilograms of high-grade marijuana were seized from a west Melbourne home over a two-year period, including a large amount of the drug seized as part of a sophisticated methamphetamine manufacturing operation, Victorian police say.

Detectives have been on high alert in the suburbs over the past two years, following an increased focus on the production and manufacture of methamphetamine and associated criminal activities associated with drug traffickers, drug syndicates and terrorist groups, Assistant Commissioner Cra더킹카지노ig Brack said in March.

The drugs were seized during the period 2015 to 2016 in a three-storey home in Chipperfield in the Bayswater community.

Chief Inspector Mick Beattie said it came as a shock to him when he arrived at the home, where he said the officers found a large quantity of the drug.

„They came out and they seized about 10 kilos in total, so it was an enormous amount. It was a massive bust,” Assistant Commissioner Beattie said.

„I think for our officers to come across a big operation like this is a real shocker.

„They went up in our officers, they met with the officers and then we dealt with them.”

Detective Inspector Mark O’Malley said it was a high-level methamphetamine production operation based in the area and the „elaborate” way in which it was produced.

He also said police were still working to piece together where the drugs originated and how they got there.

„I think that really was a huge amount of drugs because there was probably tens of thousands of litres of these particular plants,” Detective Inspector O’Malley said.

„When you get to a place like Chipperfield you could be talking about six or seven truckloads of these particular plants all with a huge amount of cash on hand that could have a huge impact on the operations t바카라here.”

He said police believe they may have had a presence at the home since at least 2007.

Investigations into the home and a neighbouring property with the 바카라same name will follow.

Topics: drugs-and-substance-abuse, drugs-and-substance-abuse, criminal-law-and-justice, perth-6000, south-melbourne-6030

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