Tip-off leads police to 63 marijuana plants growing inside Queensland home

A CALL to Crime Stoppers has led police to 63 marijuana plants growing inside a house north of the Gold Coast.

Officers from the Tactical Crime Squad raided the Tenah Merah house at Logan on Monday morning uncovered the $350,000 drug crop after receiving a tip-off from a member of the public.

During a search of the property, officers allegedly found 4kg of dried cannabis and a well-established hydroponic system set-up inside the house, feeding 63 cannabis plants, some in cupboards, others in tents.


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More than 60 cannabis plants worth $350,000 were found growing inside the Tenah Merah home PHOTO: Supplied

More than 60 cannabis plants worth $350,000 were found growing inside the Tenah Merah home PHOTO: Supplied

On the same day, officers raided a house at Cornubia where a stash of methamphetamine, MDMA tablets and restricted prescription drugs were allegedly located.

In total, four people were arrested and charged with 21 offences.

Two men, 22 and 44, who were arrested at the Tenah Merah home will front Beenleigh Magistrates Court on July 3 while an 18-year-old woman and man, 20, arrested at the second house will appear in the same court on June 30.

Police urge members of the public to continue to support their fight against illegal drugs by providing information to Crime Stoppers about any suspicious or illegal activity on 1800 333 000.

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