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NSW police seize $3.75m worth of cannabis - then burn it

Police raided a propery at Wingello in the NSW Southern Highlands on May 19 2020 following investigations into the cultivation of cannabis in the region.

More than 1800 cannabis plants were found growing in greenhouses with an e
stimated street value of $3.75 million.


Two men, aged 37 and 53, were charged with large commercial cannabis cultivation. A large drying room and sleeping quarters were also located on the property.


The plants were removed before being destroyed with the assistance of fire crews. Police filmed the cannabis being incinerated. Investigations continue.