A man has been charged after more than 14 kilograms of cannabis was seized in an esky from a property at Girilambone.
Officers attached to Central North Police District established Strike Force Progre to investigate the supply and cultivation of prohibited drugs in the Bourke and surrounding areas.
Following extensive inquiries, police executed a search warrant at a remote property on Johnsons Road, Girilambone, approximately 70km north of Nyngan, shortly after 9.30am on June 17.
Police allege three eskies containing approximately 14.3kg of cannabis were found and seized in nearby bushland.
Officer seized multiple cannabis plants, as well as seven firearms and ammunition.
The man was arrested and taken to Nyngan Police Station where he was charged with cultivate prohibited plant, supply prohibited drug, supply cannabis - indictable quantity, and possess prohibited drug.
He was granted conditional bail to appear before Nyngan Local Court on June 28, 2021.
Central North Police District Commander, Superintendent Andrew Hurst, said that investigators have made numerous arrests and seized a significant quantity of prohibited drugs since the inception of Strike Force Progre which would have otherwise ended up in regional communities.
"Let this be a clear message that police across the Central North Police District will not tolerate members of the community who chose to disregard the law in this manner," Supt Hurst said.
"The seizure of an indictable quantity of cannabis this week comes off the back of great work conducted by investors who will continue to work to detect and deter the cultivation and supply of prohibited drugs in our region."