Cannabis plants with street value of $250K removed from park near Byron

MORE than 50 cannabis plants have been removed from a national park near Byron Bay.

Police discovered the plants in bushland adjacent to Gray’s Lane, in the Tyagarah Nature Reserve, about 1.00pm on Wednesday.

With the assistance from the dog unit, officers removed 58 cannabis plants and a camera from the area.


They say the estimated potential street value of the plants is $250,000.

Investigations are now underway.

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