A man has been extradited from Western Australia as part of an ongoing multi-agency investigation into international drug trafficking by sea.
joint media release
Australian and U.S.
WA Police Force’s Meth Enforcement Taskforce detectives seized over 8kg of Methylamphetamine and over $1.4m cash yesterday, Thursday 31 January 2019, as part of a
joint operation with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission targeting the distribution of illicit drugs.
A specialist multi-agency team has been formed to target the supply and distribution of methylamphetamine in South Australia and reduce the illegal drug’s significant and often tragic impact on the state’s community.
A ninth person has been arrested as part of an ongoing joint agency drug operation targeting the importation and trafficking of drugs into Melbourne.
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 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.