DETECTIVES have arrested two people after allegedly discovering 293 cannabis plants at a house in Yarram on Friday morning.
As part of an ongoing investigation, by members from Wellington and Wonthaggi crime investigation units and Yarram uniform officers, a search warrant was executed at a Dougherty St house about 10.50am.
Police allegedly found a sophisticated hydroponic set-up spread throughout the house, locating cannabis plants in various stages of growth.
A 25-year-old Yarram woman, My Hanh Tong, and 30-year-old man, Bich Nguyen, of no fixed address, were arrested at the scene and have been charged with cultivate and trafficking a large commercial quantity of a drug of dependence, possessing a large commercial quantity of a drug of dependence and theft of electricity.
The pair was remanded in custody to appear at the Latrobe Magistrates’ Court on Monday.
A LOCAL man was charged with cultivating cannabis after Yarram police executed a search warrant at a property in Yarram on Friday.
Police found 10 cannabis plants at the property.