Almost 70 cannabis plants found in Macarthur police raid

POLICE found 67 cannabis plants during a raid on a Macarthur property on Thursday.

Senior Constable David Rook said police, including Hamilton uniform and Warrnambool divisional response unit officers, executed a search warrant at a Macarthur property at 11am.

He said they found a sophisticated cannabis growing operation which included a greenhouse.

Senior Constable Rook said the plants ranged in height from 10cms to 1.5 metres.

A mature cannabis plant is valued at more than $1000.

Senior Constable Rook said further police inquiries were now being conducted.

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