OMCG associate charged, $4million worth of cannabis seized - near Goulburn
Friday, 09 November 2012 08:08:46 AM
An associate of an Outlaw Motorcycle Gang has been arrested and charged after police raided a property near Goulburn seizing $4million dollars of cannabis yesterday.
About 11:45am, Thursday 8 November 2012, officers attached to Goulburn Local Area Command attended a rural property on Oallen Ford Road, Oallen.
Police conducted a search warrant at the property where they allegedly discovered 2,006 cannabis plants being hydroponically grown inside a shed and an underground bunker.
Officers also located and seized a large amount of fertiliser and equipment allegedly used in the cultivation of the cannabis.
Police will allege the cannabis has an estimated potential street value of $4million.
A 25-year-old man, who police will allege is an associate of the Bandidos OMCG, was arrested on the property and taken to Goulburn Police Station.
He was charged with enhanced indoor cultivation for commercial purposes, cultivate prohibited plant (large commercial quantity) and organise/assist/conduct drug premises and refused bail to appear in Goulburn Local Court today (Friday 9 November 2012).
Two other men who were located on the property were spoken to by police and released without charge pending further investigations.