Mornington Police have seized a substantial amount of cannabis plants following a warrant in Mount Eliza this morning.
Investigators executed the warrant at a Wimbledon Road address around 7am.
During a search of the property police located 87 mature cannabis plants and dried cannabis material with an estimated street value of $250,000.
Constable Megan Zurek from Mornington Police said the warrant was a good result for the local community.
“It’s a reminder to anyone in the Peninsula area thinking of cultivating or manufacturing drugs that police are continually targeting this kind of criminal behaviour,” she said.
“Police will take action where we are provided with information and will work to detect and disrupt the supply of illicit drugs.”
At this stage police are making enquiries into the residents of the property.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au