Giant cannabis farm worth $13 million is raided by police and more than 4,000 plants spread over 16 greenhouses are seized
- Police have uncovered cannabis crop worth $13million in south-west Sydney
- At the scene in Bargo police recovered a staggering 4,324 cannabis plants
- Inquiries are ongoing in relation to identifying those responsible for the drugs
Police have uncovered a giant cannabis crop worth $13million and seized more than 4,000 plants in a raid.
Acting on a tip-off, officers from Camden Police, southwest of Sydney, executed a search warrant at a property in Bargo on Monday.
Surveillance was established on the property overnight before police returned on Tuesday.
The mountain of cannabis seized by police (pictured) on Monday at a property in Bargo, in Sydney’s south-west
The sophisticated drug set up (pictured above) also saw the use of 16 large greenhouses
More than 4000 plants were sezied (pictured above) at the scene in Bargo, in Sydney’s south-west
A total of 4,324 cannabis plants were seized, with plants ranging in size from seedlings to mature crops.
The plants were cultivated in 16 large greenhouses and work-site offices, with police also seizing two shotguns at the scene.
Inquires are ongoing, with no one spotted at the property when police were present.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
In August this year, acting on a tip-off from Victoria Police, NSW Police raided five properties across southwest Sydney, cracking open a criminal syndicate involved in the manufacture and supply of methylamphetamine (ice).
Police seized more than $157,000 cash, and more than 570 grams of ice and cannabis.
Officers also seized documentation, chemicals and equipment consistent with the manufacture and supply of prohibited drugs.
Two shot guns (pictured above) were also recovered by police at the scene in Bargo
The drug premises in south-west Sydney was uncovered (above) after police were given a tip-off
The street value of the seizure (pictured above) by NSW Police is around $13million