Drug trafficking charge following discovery of hydroponic cannabis setup, Noosaville
Noosa detectives yesterday, as part of an-ongoing drug operation code-named Operation Romeo Rhino, discovered an alleged large-scale and sophisticated cannabis production set-up which saw a 38-year-old man arrested and charged with drug trafficking.
Police executed four search warrants at addresses in Lysaght Street, Coolum Beach, Bellbird Drive, Peregian Springs, Straker Street, Cooroy and Leo Alley Drive, Noosaville.
It will be alleged at a Leo Alley Drive business police located a commercial cannabis production with officers discovering four shipping containers converted into grow rooms. Police seized approximately 27kgs of the illicit drug consisting of around 100 plants, as well as dried cannabis in cryovac bags. A number of…