Cannabis uncovered in shipping containers
An elaborate hydroponic drug set-up was uncovered by local detectives and divisional tasking unit police at Icy Creek on Thursday.
Two men have been arrested and remanded in custody following simultaneous warrants being served at properties in Icy Creek and Narre Warren South.
Police uncovered a number of shipping containers that contained hydroponic equipment and cannabis.
Police described it as an “elaborate set-up” that uncovered a large quantity of drugs.
Morwell Divisional Tasking Unit members along with Baw Baw Crime Investigation Unit detectives and Drug Task Force detectives executed drug warrants in Icy Creek and Narre Warren today (30 August).
A 33-year-old Narre Warren man was arrested at the Mt Baw Baw Tourist Rd property.
A warrant also executed in Narre Warren South at a Karrum Karrum Crt property where a 32-year-old Narre Warren man was arrested.
The two men were charged with trafficking and cultivating cannabis. They have been bailed to appear at Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court at a later date.
The investigation remains ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.