A 47-year-old US resident will face Waverley Local Court today (Friday, 3 February 2017), after being charged for his role in a major transnational crime syndicate allegedly responsible for the importation of cocaine into Australia.
Two criminal syndicates allegedly working together to import and distribute cocaine in Australia have been successfully dismantled following a major multi-agency operation resulting in the arrest of six men in Melbourne and Queensland today.
Five men have been charged with drug importation offences and up to 300 kilograms of pure pseudo-ephedrine seized following a joint operation in Melbourne.
Three Nigerian nationals have been arrested and approximately 26.1kg of methamphetamine seized following a joint operation between the Australian Federal Police (AFP), Australian Border Force (ABF) and Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).
Ten people have been arrested as part of a joint operation involving WA Police, the Australian Border Force and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, targeting the cultivation and distribution of Cannabis throughout WA’s south metropolitan district.
People using Darknet sites to source and deal in illicit drugs and other illegal items have been targeted by multiple law enforcement agencies in a global week of action.
Police from the North West Metro Region Crime Squad have seized firearms, drugs and cash today as part of a joint operation with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission targeting drug activity in Victoria.
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), the Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS) at The University of Queensland and the University of South Australia have formally commenced a partnership to undertake the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Pilot Program.
A joint investigation by detectives of the Clandestine Laboratory Squad and Drug Task Force, assisted by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, busted an alleged drug syndicate after a clandestine laboratory was located in Werribee South and drugs seized with a street value of more than $5 million dollars.
A joint operation involving the WA Police Organised Crime Squad and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has resulted in the seizure of 4kg of methylamphetamine.