350 cannabis plants found in Emu Plains drug bust


Police have seized nearly 350 cannabis plants worth $1.75 million from a home in Emu Plains.

About 10.30am yesterday, police from the Penrith Proactive Crime Team attended a house in Hillcrest Road after receiving information about suspicious activity.

“Police executed a search warrant and located a sophisticated hydroponic set up, including 349 cannabis plants, some of them over one metre tall,” a Police spokesperson said.

“Investigators estimate the crop has a street value of about $1.75 million.”

No arrests have been made in relation to the warrant and inquiries continue.