SEVEN people including a forty-year-old Stawell man, have been arrested and a large amount of drugs seized following raids on eight premises in Stawell and Horsham.
Police executed warrants at six homes in Horsham and two in Stawell early on Monday morning as part of an operation into drug trafficking.
Officers seized an allegedly stolen vehicle, a quantity of mobile phones, a substantial amount of cash, green vegetable matter, 13 mature cannabis plants, a quantity of Methamphetamine and other drug related items.
They also seized a quantity of ammunition and power tools also believed to be stolen.
A 40-year-old Stawell man was arrested and charged with traffick cannabis, possess and cultivate cannabis. He was bailed by police to appear in the Stawell Magistrates Court on November 19.
Two Horsham men, aged 31 and 37, along with a 39-year-old Horsham woman, have also been charged with traffick cannabis, traffick Methamphetamine, handle stolen goods, possess proceeds of crime and related offences.
The trio has been bailed by police to appear at Horsham Magistrates court on November 19.
A 43-year-old Horsham man faced an out of sessions court on Monday charged with traffick cannabis, traffick Methamphetamine, handlestolen goods, possess proceeds of crime and related offences.
Another Horsham man, aged 23, has also been charged with having traffi cked methamphetamine and possession of proceeds of crime. He appeared in an out-of-sessions court hearing on Tuesday afternoon.