Nose knows

Uniformed officers from Ararat located and seized more than 40kg of suspected cannabis after intercepting a car in Ararat late last night.

The officers noticed the dark coloured BMW acting suspiciously in the vicinity of a fast food store, at the corner of High and Collings streets, about 11.45pm.

Police pulled the car over on High Street near Vincent Street before a strong aroma of suspected cannabis was noticed coming from the vehicle.

During a search of the car officers located three garbage bags of suspected cannabis in vacuum sealed packages.

It is believed the street value of the cannabis is in excess of $800,000.

A 55-year-old Braybrook man and a man from Sunshine North were both arrested and are currently assisting police with their enquiries.

The two Vietnamese nationals are expected to appear in court today to face charges including traffick a commercial quantity of drugs and possess cannabis.

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