Police seize 10kg ice from suitcase, $1.4 million from St Johns Park home

by admin on October 20th, 2018

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A man using a mobile phone while driving has led to the seizure of almost 90kg of methylamphetamine (ice) which has an estimated potential street value of almost $45 million.
Nanjing Night Net

Officers attached to the Redfern Region Enforcement Squad (RES) stopped a 26-year-old man in Thomas Street, Haymarket, on Friday, July 22, when he was seen using his mobile phone.

Police allege 3kg of ice – which has an estimated potential street value of $1.2 million – was found in the car.

Following further investigations, Redfern RES officers stopped a man carrying a suitcase on Canberra Street, St Johns Park, about 4.30pm on Saturday, July 23.

Police searched the 30-year-old man and allegedly seized 10kg of ice. The man was arrested and taken to Fairfield Police Station.

Just before 8pm, police executed a search warrant at a home on Canberra Street, St Johns Park, and seized $1.4 million cash.

A 21-year-old man was arrested at the property and taken to Fairfield Police Station.

Following inquiries, another search warrant was executed at a home on Ann Street, Marrickville, where police allegedly located and seized almost 77.6kg of ice.

Police have now charged these two men.

The 30-year-old man has been charged with two counts of supply prohibited drug – large commercial quantity, and deal in proceeds of crime.

The 21-year-old man has been charged with knowingly dealing in the proceeds of crime, and possess a prohibited drug.

Both men were refused bail to appear at Parramatta Local Court on Sunday, July 24.

The 26-year-old man, who was arrested on Friday, was yesterday refused bail and remanded to appear in Central Local Court this Thursday, July 28.

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