Northern Territory Police have seized a quantity of cannabis destined for a remote community.
Yesterday, police were conducting patrols at the community’s airport with police dog Diesel when a box came to his attention.
Police conducted a search of the box and located a 24-inch TV inside. The TV was visibly tampered with and when removing the back panel police located 401 individual clip seal bags of cannabis.
Police seized a total of approximately 220 grams of cannabis.
Police estimate the street value of cannabis seized to be $33,000.
Investigations are ongoing.
Anyone with information on the importation of illicit substance is urged to contact police on 131 444 or via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.