Australian authorities have seized about 21kg of methamphetamine, arrested two men and summonsed a third in Perth during an investigation into a Western Australia-based drug trafficking syndicate.
Eight people were arrested in Melbourne over the past fortnight as part of a joint operation targeting an organised crime syndicate police will allege is responsible for the importation of over $20M worth of illicit drugs into Australia.
A 45-year-old Sydney man is expected to appear before Perth Magistrate’s Court today to face charges for his alleged role in the importation of 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine in Geraldton, Western Australia in December 2017.
Three people have been arrested following the discovery of an industrial-sized Methamphetamine clandestine laboratory at a property at Croydon.
A Sydney-based pharmacist and a male associate have been charged as part of a joint agency investigation into illicit drug supply.
A third man was arrested today in connection with a large scale clandestine drug laboratory located in Adelaide’s south this week.
Australian authorities have joined with international agencies to successfully stop a plan to sail a yacht hiding approximately 500 kilograms of cocaine from South America to Australia, through the Pacific.
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) released the fifteenth edition of the Illicit Drug Data Report today.
“The Illicit Drug Data Report brings together data from a wide range of sources into the one unique report,” Mr Phelan said.
Two men have been charged, and 33kg of Methylamphetamine seized, after a joint operation
conducted by the Western Australia Police Force’s Meth Enforcement Taskforce and the
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission.
This is a joint media release issued by members of the Queensland Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (comprising of the Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force, Queensland Police Service and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission) and the Australian Defence Force.