Cannabis seized in drug raids

POLICE have seized cannabis plants and dried marijuana in a house raid.

Officers from the Central Victoria Response Unit raided the Long Gully home on Friday morning.

Acting Senior Sergeant Mick Peckham said six plants and 400 grams of dried cannabis were seized.

“Police executed a warrant this morning at a Long Gully house,” he said.  

“As a result of the subsequent search, six cannabis plants were seized along with a substantial quantity of dried cannabis.

“A 54-year-old Long Gully woman has been interviewed by the police. 

“She will be receiving a summons to appear in the Bendigo Magistrates Court over several charges.”

Acting Senior Sergeant Peckham said the woman would face charges including cultivating a narcotic plant, possessing a drug of dependence, and using a drug of dependence.

He said police would request the drugs be destroyed.

“At court police will make an application for the plants to be destroyed,” Acting Senior Sergeant Peckham said.

“They will be forfeited and destroyed.

“The same goes for the dried cannabis.” 

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