TWEED HEADS MAN CHARGED WITH GROWING MORE THAN $500,000 WORTH OF CANNABIS

A man is facing a string of charges after police allegedly found more than half a million dollars worth of cannabis on a property near Tweed Heads.

Police swooped on a rural property on slash Pine Road at Glengarrie earlier this week.

During the raid, it’s alleged police uncovered 103 cannabis plants, 3.7kg of cannabis leaf, a rifle with ammunition and several mobile phones.

Police say the drugs have a street value of around $533,000.

More than $30,000 of cash was also seized from the property, police allege the cash is the proceeds of crime.

The 43-year-old was slapped with half a dozen offences including supply cannabis and possess unregistered firearm.

He’ll front court in August.