UPDATE 3.30PM:

A SOPHISTICATED marijuana grow house that was dismantled by Mackay Police allegedly contained drugs worth at least $62,000.

Detective Inspector Brendan Smith said Tactical Crime Squad and Northern Beaches station officers seized 31 marijuana plants from a Beaconsfield address on Wednesday.

"To have it in a garage, how people expect not to be caught is ridiculous," he said.

Det Insp Smith said locating grow houses like these are rare, especially ones this big.

A 41-year-old Beaconsfield man has been issued with a notice to appear for the offences of producing dangerous drugs, possession of a dangerous drug and possession of things used in a crime and possession of drug utensils. He will appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court on August 14.

A 41-year-old Beaconsfield woman was offered drug diversion.

Drugs located at an Argyle Court, Beaconsfield home by police
Drugs located at an Argyle Court, Beaconsfield home by police Contributed

Police had gone to the address in search of another person, but came across the hydroponic grow house instead.

EARLIER:

A SOPHISTICATED drug growing room in Beaconsfield has been dismantled by Mackay Police.

The Mackay Tactical Crime Squad and officers from the Northern Beaches station located the alleged drug growing room at a home in Argyle Court on Wednesday.

Police will allege they located cannabis plants, lightings, fans and power transformers within two hydroponic tents on the property.

A 41-year-old Beaconsfield man has been issued with a notice to appear for the offences of producing dangerous drugs, possession of a dangerous drug and possession of things used in a crime and possession of drug utensils. He will appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court on August 14.

A 41-year-old Beaconsfield woman was offered drug diversion.



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