Cannabis found in concrete bunker
[BREAKING NEWS]: A LARGE amount of cannabis plants have been discovered in an underground bunker at a Tumbulgum property this morning.
A 62-year-old was arrested by police from the Tweed Byron Drug Unit who executed a search warrant on the rural property about 9.30am today.
The man was arrested as a part of an investigation into alleged ongoing drug supply in the local area.
While at the property, police located elaborate hydroponic cultivation equipment in a subterranean concrete bunker. It will be alleged the bunker was built specifically for the cultivation of cannabis.
A large number of plants, in varying stages of maturity, have also been located.
Inquiries are continuing.