Three men have been charged after cannabis allegedly valued at $7.5 million was seized in the state's Southern Tablelands.
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Earlier this week, detectives from the Hume Police District commenced an investigation after receiving information relating to the cultivation of cannabis at a property near Goulburn.
Following extensive inquiries, a search warrant was executed at a property on Junction Point Road, Crooked Corner, about 80km north west of Goulburn, from 10am March 18, 2021.
Three men - aged 26, 27 and 35 - were arrested at the property and taken to Goulburn Police Station.
During the search, investigators allegedly located three large-scale outdoor greenhouses being utilised for cannabis cultivation.
Police seized 3513 cannabis plants and more than 100kg of dried cannabis leaf - with a combined estimated potential street value of $7.5 million.
The men were taken to Goulburn Police Station and charged with alleged cultivate prohibited plant (large commercial quantity) and supply prohibited drug (large commercial quantity).
All three men were refused bail to appear before Goulburn Local Court on Friday March 19, 2021.