Cannabis bust at Humula unearths five-meter-tall plants

A big drug bust has lead to the arrest of a 28-year-old Riverina man.

It comes after rural crime investigators uncovered a nursery of cannabis at Humula on Friday afternoon. 

Police allege some the plants were between 1.5 metres and five meters tall. 

The marijuana plants were removed from the property and packed into the back of a station wagon on May 11. 

The 28-year-old Humula man was charged in relation to the alleged cultivation of the drug and will appear at Wagga Local Court on June 27. 

Members of the region’s Rural Crime Prevention Team took to Facebook to thank residents for their support, following the successful bust. 

If you have any information that may assist police with their investigations please contact your local police station in the first instance or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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