Two charged with alleged commercial drug supply – Orana Mid-Western

Two people have been charged after a large quantity of cannabis leaf and cannabis plants were seized in the state’s central west over the weekend.

About 5.45pm on Saturday (16 March 2024), police attended a property on the Oxley Highway, Rocky Glen, about 34km north-east of Coonabarabran following reports of the alleged cultivation of cannabis.

During a search of the property, police located a large quantity of cannabis leaf, and over 1700 cannabis plants.

A 31-year-old man and a 51-year-old woman were arrested and taken to Coonabarabran Police Station.

They were both charged with knowingly take part-cultivate over commercial quantity-cannabis and take part supply prohibited drug over commercial quantity.

The pair were refused bail and appeared at Dubbo Local Court on Sunday (17 March 2024), where they were formally refused bail to reappear at the same court on Friday 31 May 2024.

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