Police seize more than $165,000 worth of cannabis from home in Saratoga

Police have seized more than $165,000 worth of cannabis following a search warrant at a Central Coast home yesterday evening.

 Shortly after 7pm (Thursday 18 February 2016), officers attached to Brisbane Water Local Area Command executed a search warrant at a home on High Street, Saratoga.

 Police received information via Crime Stoppers that the property was being utilised for the purposes of cultivating prohibited drugs.

 During a search of the home, police located more than 60 cannabis plants and an amount of cannabis leaf with a combined estimated street value of $166,250.

 The plants and leaf were seized from the property and will undergo further examination.

 Officers also located a number of fireworks that were safely removed from the home.

 Investigations into the matter are continuing and anyone with information that could assist police is urged to come forward.

 Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

 Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via any Facebook and Twitter pages.

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