This is what $400,000 worth of cannabis looks like
THIS is what $400,000 worth of cannabis looks like, when a bright spark decides to fill the boot of his car with it.
The man was pulled over after police saw him using a mobile phone while driving through Underwood in Brisbane's south-east.
During a search of the vehicle, police uncovered 45kg of cannabis in vacuum-sealed bags and hidden inside a plastic grocery bag and an empty microwave box.
Police also uncovered $5100 in $100 notes.
Detectives from Acacia Ridge CIB charged the driver of the vehicle, a 31-year-old man who was then referred to Australian Border Force as an unlawful non-citizen.
The man was charged with one count of possess dangerous drug and one count of possess property acquired for committing a drug offence.
He will appear in the Richlands Magistrates Court on Thursday.