Police have charged a woman and seized cannabis plants and seedlings with an estimated street value of $400,000 in Far North Queensland.
Mt Garnet Police attended a property on Kennedy highway near Silver Valley, in relation to another matter around 10am yesterday morning, Wednesday August 31.
Whilst at the address they allegedly located a large quantity of cannabis drying in the yard of the property on a table. Officers also located cannabis drying in a nearby shed.
A further search of the property led to the discovery of approximately 300 plants ranging from seedlings to over a meter in height. Thousands of cannabis seeds were also located.
A 43-year-old Silver Valley woman was arrested at the address and charged with one count each of producing and possessing a dangerous drug (in excess of schedule 3). She was granted police bail and will appear in Atherton Magistrates Court on Tuesday September 20.
Investigations are continuing.