Men arrested over alleged weed truck

Two men have allegedly been found with a commercial quantity of cannabis and hydroponic equipment in a truck in Melbourne.

Police officers were on patrol on Friday night when they saw a rental truck travelling through Whittlesea just after midnight and intercepted the vehicle, noticing strong smell of cannabis.

A 28-year-old Brighton man and his passenger, a 29-year-old Bulleen man, have been charged with possessing and trafficking a commercial quantity of cannabis and will appear in court on Saturday.