Four people have been arrested after a major drug bust in the NT.
A total of 474 mature cannabis plants were located on a secluded property at Fly Creek, near Manton Dam.
A meth lab was also found on the property.
Detectives from the Drug and Organised Crime Squad attended a residence at Fly Creek and executed a search warrant around 10.30am yesterday.
Police allege 474 mature cannabis plants were located on the property along with a stored methamphetamines laboratory and precursor chemicals.
They claim 126 of the plants were located in a 40 foot shipping container which was converted to a purpose built hydroponics grow room.
A further three kilograms of dried cannabis head from the harvested plants was seized from drying racks in the main shed along with an unsecured air rifle and shotgun shells.
A second search warrant was executed at a residence in Rosebery, a suburb of Palmerston, where 3.9 kilograms of cannabis was located.
A 41-year-old female and three males, aged 31, 41, and 42, were arrested and refused bail.
They are scheduled to appear at Darwin Local Court facing charges of:
- Cultivate a commercial quantity of cannabis
- Possess cannabis in a commercial quantity x 2
- Supply cannabis in a commercial quantity x 2
- Unlawfully possess property
- Possess a firearm whilst Unlicensed
- Fail to meet storage requirements x 2
- Possess ammunition without a licence x 2
- Possess equipment to manufacture a dangerous drug
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