Huge $45,000 marijuana stash found in South Mackay
A SOUTH Mackay man is expected to face Mackay Magistrates Court on Wednesday after police found $45,000 worth of marijuana in his car.
Detective Senior Sergeant Emma Novosel said police had gone to a Penn St, South Mackay address on Tuesday morning to carry out a search warrant.
It is alleged the 59-year-old man declared he had some marijuana on his person, but police then located about 6.1kg of the drug in his car.
"It is a large fine, we estimate its value is about $45,000 worth," Det Snr Sgt Novosel said.
"It would appear that we have disrupted this person's business.
"He has been charged with trafficking dangerous drugs, supplying dangerous drugs, possessing dangerous drugs and possession of utensils."
Police allegedly also seized $2335 in cash and a mobile phone.