500kg of cannabis seized on Gold Coast

Miriam Deprez

A 55-year-old man has been charged after 500 kilos of cannabis was allegedly seized at a hydroponic grow house in the Gold Coast hinterland.

Police say they found $500,000 worth of the drug during a search of the purpose-built facility on Friday morning.

The man found at the address has been charged with producing and possessing dangerous drugs and is expected to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on June 4.